California Clean Tech Props Defeated

Moresco, Justin
November 2008
Red Herring;11/5/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the defeat of two California propositions intended to promote clean technology but that were widely criticized by clean technology and environmental advocates. Proposition 7, the Solar and Clean Energy Act, would have required all California utilities, not just privately owned ones, to generate 20 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2010. Proposition 10, the California Renewable Energy and Clean Alternative Fuel Act, would have raised $5 billion through bonds for renewable energy research and development.


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