energy

A hydrogen fueling station in Burlington, Vt. The station converts electricity and water into hydrogen fuel. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

Calif. spending on alternative energy scrutinized

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alternative-energy programs that California has invested in heavily are coming under scrutiny. The state spent $1.6 billion last year on a range of projects to promote energy efficiency or the use […]

10/14/2013

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DWP advice for the heat wave

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – As the heat wave continued today, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power asked customers to conserve energy use, especially during afternoon hours. Energy demand in Los Angeles has pushed […]

09/06/2013

Solar panels (AP Photo)

Proposed SoCal desert solar plant scrapped

BARSTOW, Calif. (AP) — The sun has set on a proposed solar energy plant in the Southern California desert. The K Road Calico Solar Project would have covered as many as six square miles of […]

06/25/2013

Death and taxes: The IRS thinks you’re dead

Talk about death and taxes … what happens when the IRS thinks you are dead? A caller poses that question to Money 101 host Bob McCormick and his guests, CPAs Abe Carnow and Greg Wind. Click to listen to the conversation!

03/26/2013

(AP Photo)

Solar industry grapples with hazardous wastes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While solar is a far less polluting energy source than coal or natural gas, many panel makers are nevertheless grappling with a hazardous waste problem.

02/10/2013

Hawaiian island of Lanai seller keeps rights for wind farm

(AP) – The billionaire selling 98 percent of the Hawaiian island of Lanai to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says he plans to keep rights to complete a wind farm project that has caused controversy among […]

06/21/2012

NRG settlement to fund CA car charging network

(AP) – California Gov. Jerry Brown says a $120 million settlement with NRG Energy Inc. will fund a statewide network of electric-car charging stations. The settlement announced Friday stems from claims against NRG’s predecessor company, […]

03/24/2012

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