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Tag Archives: NIMBY
Newsrooms are abuzz this week with rumors that more Solyndra-type debacles could be on the horizon. In recent months, we have already seen additional clean energy projects stalled due to the financial insolvency of the developers. Against this backdrop, it was encouraging to see state and federal officials renewing a landmark commitment to keep clean energy projects on track in California.
Posted on January 18, 2012 By Jessyca Sheehan
A study released last week by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce found that the delay of renewable energy projects across the U.S. due to regulatory and legal barriers is potentially costing the nation more than $575 billion. The Chamber estimates that construction of the 351 projects included in the study could generate nearly 2 million jobs per year. And indirect economic and employment benefits if the projects were built and operated for 20 years were found to be in the trillions.
Posted on March 15, 2011 By Jessyca Sheehan