TITLE

PG&E to Launch Solar Initiative

AUTHOR(S)
Moresco, Justin
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Red Herring;1/22/2009, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of Pacific Gas & Electric to launch a solar initiative. The initiative would underscore what is likely to be a growing trend in which utilities build and own power generation facilities. The initiative includes directly investing in solar power installations in communities across California. Renewable energy projects, like wind and solar installations, have depended on banks and large companies with significant tax liabilities for financing.
ACCESSION #
36602912

 

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