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Friday, July 13, 2012

California Energy Update 7/13

Two California companies selected by Energy Department to develop natural ...
Lake County News
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman on Thursday announced 13 new cutting-edge research projects that will receive a total of $30 million to find new ways of harnessing America's abundant natural gas supplies for cars and trucks and expand ...
California Energy Commission Plows $1.15 Million Into Renewables Research
KCET (blog)
The California Energy Commission ponies up more than $1 million to aid research into climate forecasting and renewable energy technologies.
Renewable Energy Still A Working Progress As It Develops In California
CBS Local
California is trying to lead the way in renewable energy use but the amount of green energy used on hot summer days may be much less than you think.

CBS Local
Endangered Species: Fossil-Fuel Dems
Daily Beast
This is particularly true in the coastal enclaves like New York and California that import much of their energy (and in California's case in particular has declined to exploit its own considerable reserves). Sixty-percent of the electricity in Los ...

Daily Beast
MCW Energy Group Continues Growth of Its MCW Fuels Division With ...
MarketWatch (press release)
A Division of MCW Energy Group, this operation markets over 145 million gallons of branded and unbranded fuels annually throughout Southern California, with annual sales expected to grow to over $ 300 million in 2012. The Company now supplies fuel to ...
California Awards Nearly $1.2 Billion To Clean Energy Research
The grants will help small businesses, non-profits, individuals, and academic institutions conduct research that establishes the feasibility of new, innovative energy concepts.
Stanford's George Shultz on Energy: It's Personal
For several years, Shultz has worked intensely on energy policy. In 2010 he and entrepreneur Tom Steyer, a Democrat, led the successful campaign to defeat Proposition 23, a California ballot initiative to suspend the state's ambitious law to curb ...
Kenda/5-Hour Energy furious at US race snubs
After finding out this week that the team would not get to compete in any of the three big UCI stage races in the US this year, Kenda/5-Hour Energy is crying foul against Medalist Sports, the management company that runs the Tour of California, Tour of ...
Why The Northeast and California Need High Speed Rail
Consumer Energy Report
Though the plans for the Northeast Corridor and California are necessarily very different, Andrew Holland believes that they are both in a prime position to benefit from installing and upgrading rail lines to HSR.

Consumer Energy Report
California to link grid to renewables
A new power link in southern California brings roughly 800 megawatts of renewable energy to the regional electric grid, the EIA said.

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