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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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The Week Green Energy: China’s Green Shadow

The U.S. may have lead the IT revolution but it’s clear China is intent on leading the green revolution. The contrast between the two countries is stark when it comes to green energy. While Congress dithered over the passage of a renewable energy / climate change this spring and summer, China invested $11.5 billion in…

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Guestblog: Will the Recovery Act Section 1603 cash grant be extended beyond 2010 ?

Fred Greguras is a partner in Palo Alto, Calif. at K&L Gates. The 1603 cash grant in lieu of investment tax credit has been a key incentive for both wind and solar project financing since late last year but it expires at the end of the year. Projects must be “under construction” by then to…

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