Renewable Energy Update - February 9, 2010

In this issue:

*Solar numbers around the globe show healthy gains

*Renewable Energy Focus

..U.S. renewable electricity standard would create 274,000 jobs

*Converting coal plants to biomass a competitive move

*Renewables in vogue at Obama's DOE

*DOE, EPA create State Energy Efficiency Action Network

*Obama: U.S. 'can win the race' for clean energy economy

*California establishes greenhouse gas monitoring network

*Planned California power plant would be nation's firstwith GHG

emissions limits

*Report documents innovations, savings from smart grid

*Greentech lists 100 'movers and shakers' of the smart grid

*PG&E spending millions to block local utilities

*San Bernardino proposes clean energy agency

*Notable Renewable Energy Projects and Deals

..California power provider to purchase 100% of power from newsolar energy facilities

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