Renewable Energy Update - November 15, 2011

In This Issue:

Four Kings County solar projects get approval; RENEWABLE ENERGY FOCUS - Riverside County approves $450-per-acre solar tax; California reinstates small wind, fuel cell turbine incentives; California hits solar energy milestone; China's solar project plans shift; California Energy Commission lists Skyline Solar system as eligible product; Fresno County moves forward on solar plant; Permits approved for two new Calpine geothermal plants at the Geysers; County fights to keep geothermal royalties; Brown to hold conference on California's future in an era of global warming; and NOTABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS AND DEALS - NRG Energy and First Solar to team on 66MW solar project in California

Excerpt from Renewable Energy Update - November 15, 2011:

Four Kings County solar projects get approval

Hanford Sentinel - Nov 8

The Kings County Planning Commission approved 643 acres worth of solar projects to generate a whopping 63.5MW of electricity — enough to meet the average power needs of 63,500 homes. “We’re excited to be supporting these projects,” said Moira Geraghty, CEO of Solar Projects Solutions, which is developing two sites near Corcoran. “They will help California meet its renewable energy-generating requirements.” In addition to approving the two sites north of Corcoran, the Planning Commission also approved two sites between Lemoore and Stratford totaling 323 acres.

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