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Soaring over solar? (access required)

In Arizona, power generated by the sun is the darling of many renewable-energy advocates, solar-power based companies and the governor. There is, however, another less cost-intensive player trying to gain a foothold in the renewable power game: wind.

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When the slop is in the trough

When the slop is the trough all the pigs will be there. And many were there recently at Tom's Restaurant & Tavern for a panel discussion on renewable energy standards, specifically the 15 percent mandate passed by the Arizona Corporation Commission. Actually, the discussion was more about government subsidies than renewable energy standards; especially with respect to the notion that "everyone knows" these subsidies are needed to promote Arizona's nascent solar industry.

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Energy stimulus could see lower returns

When Congress agreed earlier this year to shell out $3.1 billion in stimulus dollars to help states reduce energy consumption, it expected a major return on its investment. Since the 1970s, every federal dollar sent to states through the U.S. Department of Energy's State Energy Program has produced more than $7 in energy savings - a perfect opportunity for quick stimulus results.

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