Million Solar Roofs Initiative Dies in California

solar.jpgDespite the well documented potential benefits, California’s answer to the Million Solar Roofs initiative appears to have died amidst partisan squabling. It might not be the end of the program as the Governor intends to reintroduce it in November. The problem, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune, was over zealous union provisions inserted into the bill. (via Grist)

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TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He was instrumental in the creation of TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years as well as an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.