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September Top 10 Players in Green Energy

Editor’s note: We’re back — and a little late — with our monthly top ten ranking! Tune back November 8th for our October ranking. 1: California Energy Commission September was a busy month at the California Energy Commission (CEC), which approved, according to G.E.R.’s own count, a record 2,351 megawatts of solar projects. With key…

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California Regulators Approve NextEra and Tessera Solar Projects

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved two major, utility-scale solar power projects: Tessera Solar’s 709 megawatts Imperial Valley solar facility, in Imperial County and NextEra Energy’s 250 megawatts Genesis project in Riverside County.

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FPL 250 MW California Solar Project Clears Key Regulatory Hurdle

Florida Power & Light‘s 250-megawatt Beacon CSP power project has passed a regulatory hurdle with the California Energy Commission (CEC) granting the facility a Final Staff Assessment (FSA). This is not a final approval — that’s expected to happen early next year — but a seal of approval by CEC staffers. “Getting an FSA green…

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California Energy Commission proposes feed-in tariffs for small clean energy projects

In a report issued this week, the California Energy Commission (CEC) reiterated its call for feed-in tariffs for clean energy projects generating up to 20 megawatts of electricity. The tariffs, it said, could eventually expand to larger projects, if the state is unable to meet its stated goal of producing 33% of its electricity from…

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California Energy Commission: $300M from stimulus for clean energy investments

The California Energy Commission expects to get $300 million, from the $787 billion� stimulus signed into law last month, to� “promote [energy] conservation, increase energy efficiency and expand renewable energy in California,” it said in a written statement emailed Tuesday. The Commission also announced the launch of a stimulus Web site that will allow tax…

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