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California Legislature Pushing Again for Renewable Energy Standard


With President Barak Obama preparing for an anticipated fight in Washington over federal funding for green energy research, some California democrats are renewing their own attempts to promote green energy on a state level. Last week Joe Simitian, Darrell Steinberg, and Christine Kehoe, three prominent democratic state senators, introduced a bill that would mandate California…

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The Alternative Agenda: Gevo $107M IPO; GOP Goes After Renewable Energy Standards; Algeria To Invest $60B in Green Energy; Oil Majors Making Progress In Controlling Oil Well Blowouts; Chicago Deploys 280 Electric Car Charging Stations; 201 MW Bent Tree Goes Live

Khosla Ventures-backed Gevo, the Colorado biofuel developer, has raised $107 million in its initial public offering. Pricing of the shares were at the high end of the forecast range. []

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Obama’s Budget Shorts Cleantech, Critics Say

President Obama’s FY 2011 budget contains some shiny baubles for renewable energy but doesn’t commit anywhere near the amount necessary to help the industry compete with fossil fuels, critics say.

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Geothermal Jobs Likely to Surge With Renewable Energy Standard

According to the Renewable Energy Policy Project in  Washington,  geotermal  could make up about 9 percent of the 850,000 plus jobs created by the Renewable Energy Standard proposed in the clean energy bill recently approved by the House. The standard would require utilities to add 18.5 gigawatts of renewable capacity  a year through 2025. The…

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