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SunRun Raises $55M in Series C Financing

SunRun, a� San Francisco-based leaser of solar PV panels for residential customers, has secured $55 million as part of a Series C funding led by Sequoia Capital.

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An Election Win for Green Energy?

With the dust still settling from last week�s elections, political pundits remain in full post-mortem mode. In California, where the state�s ballot initiative process allows the electorate a direct vote on new state laws, one of the most discussed election results may be the defeat of Proposition 16. Had it passed, Prop 16 would have…

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PG&E�s Green Clout On California�s Prop. 16

When Californians go to the polls on June 8th, they have a chance to vote on a ballot amendment that could result in a massive change to the green energy landscape in the country�s most populous state. Proposition 16 is an initiative that, if approved by voters, would require a two-thirds vote of the electorate…

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Wave Energy: Politically Attractive These Days, But Still Has Lots To Prove

The fallout from the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has politicians who previously supported oil prospecting off the United States� coasts running for cover. Left-leaning pundits have been quick to ridicule the deafening silence coming from the conservatives who little more than a year ago turned the phrase �drill baby drill� into…

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First Solar Buys Developer NextLight Renewable Power [Update]

Thin-film PV maker First Solar has acquired NextLight Renewable Power, a developer of utility-scale solar PV power projects for $285 million. This latest acquisition significantly bolsters First Solar’s project pipeline, adding some 1,100 megawatts of solar projects that are at various stages of development.

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