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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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Sobering reminder spurs new Summit County wildfire regs

Last summer’s Peak Two Fire was a sobering reminder of Summit County’s risk of wildfires. Now, local officials have upped the ante in their efforts to make local homes less vulnerable. Continue reading

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