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Why can’t this California biomass plant get off the ground

California’s Tahoe Basin has lots of dead wood. Why can’t it be burned to generate electricity? A biomass plant proposed near Squaw Valley stumbles yet again. Meanwhile, a goal for 100 percent renewables for Squaw Valley and maybe a microgrid, too. Continue reading

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What we can learn from California’s energy experience

California had many laws and programs to reduce the footprint of greenhouse gas emissions from its economy, and some have worked better than others. All are worth studying. Continue reading

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