The U.S. wind industry — launched in California in the ‘80s under the leadership of former governor Jerry Brown — has become a major player in global markets with traditional onshore power generation applications, leading the world in terms of … Continue reading
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Victor Calvo is a former elected official from Mountain View, who served in the Legislature from 1975-1981, and on the State Public Utilities Commission from 1982-87. I was lucky enough to work for him for five years, as an Assembly … Continue reading
By CASSANDRA SWEET (Wall Street Journal) The U.S. on Tuesday approved construction of two solar-power facilities that will be built on federal public land in California. The two projects, proposed by units of Chevron Corp. and Irish renewable-energy developer NTR … Continue reading