Case Studies & Examples / Renewable Energy

“Labor coalition’s tactics on renewable energy projects are criticized”

February 5, 2011 By Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times “Three California unions are accusing a rival labor coalition of using “shameful” tactics to win exclusive contracts for building renewable power plants — tactics they said delay new jobs and add to each project’s costs. Unions representing carpenters, laborers and operating engineers criticized California Unions for Reliable … Continue reading

Case Studies & Examples / Renewable Energy

“Million Dollar Tortoises a Symbol of Environmental Schizophrenia”

By BC Upham | April 7th, 2010 This may not be a very popular post with some readers, but I feel it is my duty to present the other side of an issue, and maybe help Greens understand why business people and even average Joes sometimes think they’re completely crazy. The Mojave Desert Tortoise is a threatened species that … Continue reading

Case Studies & Examples / Renewable Energy

“Groups sue to stop SunPower plant in California”

June 2, 2011 By Nichola Groom, Reuters “LOS ANGELES, June 2 (Reuters) – Two conservation groups and a California resident have sued to stop construction of a SunPower Corp SPWRA.O solar power plant, saying the project would harm the rural area’s wildlife, air quality and natural beauty. San Luis Obispo county community groups Carrizo Commons and North … Continue reading