Monthly Archives: May 2012

California PUC ruling boosts solar industry

California PUC ruling boosts solar industry David R. Baker Friday, May 25, 2012 Hardy Wilson / The Chronicle Thursday’s ruling is a powerful selling point, helping to defray solar’s high up-front cost. The solar industry scored a major win Thursday … Continue reading

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China tariffs could slam U.S. solar panel firms

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A move designed to punish Chinese solar panel makers that charge unfairly low prices in the United States could, ironically, end up hurting American-based solar panel installers, a fast-growing sector of the green economy. Last week, … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal trims Coastal Commission assertion of authority.

City of Malibu v. California Coastal Commission No. BS 121650, BS 12180 (2nd App. Dist.) May 10, 2012 A state¬†Conservancy sought approval from the city of Malibu for an amendment to the Local Coastal Program (LCP) that concerned trail access … Continue reading

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