California Solar Initiative Passes

ggbridge.gifBig News: Despite a number of roadblocks, the California Solar Initiative has apparantly just been passed by the California Public Utilities Commission. The initiative is a $3.2 billion solar incentive program spread over 11 years that aims to create 3 Gigawatts of solar energy, or the equvalent of one million solar powered homes. Read more about it on the VoteSolar page here.
If you are in San Francisco, there is a party tonight at 4:30 at City Hall with Mayor Gavin Newsom, Bill Reilly and Elliot Hoffman. Details on this PDF.

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Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been 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.

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