Renewable Energy Update - March 18, 2010

In this Issue:

*Electricity rate increase in LA could lead to renewable energy purchases and programs

*Renewable Energy Focus

..California utilities can use credits to meet renewables mandate

*Obama holds bipartisan meeting to push climate bill

*Senators propose tax credit for deepwater wind farms

*Senate extends biodiesel tax credit

*Smart-grid grants spared from U.S. tax, Treasury says

*Energy efficiency proposals could create 330,000 jobs in 2010

*Notable Renewable Energy Projects and Deals

..PG&E inks 300MW solar contract with First Solar

..Southern California Edison orders SunPower modules for large-scale program

..ACS enters renewable energy market in the United States

..California approves PG&E's 230 MW solar pact with NextLight

..Solar Power to build manufacturing plant in Central Valley

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Published In: Energy & Utilities Updates, Environmental Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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