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State falls behind at green jobs, report says
California mirrors national average
Despite the state’s reputation as a clean energy leader and aggressive development of solar projects in the Mojave Desert, California ranks about average when it comes to the number of green jobs, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics repor... Full story
Solar firms’ flight to Mojave Desert sparks environmental friction
MOJAVE DESERT, Calif. — At first glance, the vast Mojave Desert seems barren: mile after mile of dust, sand and scrubby creosote bush under a blistering sun. But the huge desert, which spans an area larger than West Virginia, is becoming speckl... Full story
Abengoa Mojave Solar Project passes more hurdles
The Abengoa Mojave Solar Project continues to move forward, as the Department of Defense cleared the project as having little to no impact on military missions. The 250-megawatt project, located nine miles northwest of Hinkley, will use parabolic tr... Full story
Abengoa Mojave Solar to receive $1.2 billion federal loan
The Department of Energy announced this week that it would be offering a conditional $1.2 billion federal loan for the Abengoa Mojave Solar project outside Hinkley. The 250 megawatt Mojave Solar project will be constructed on private, disturbed land... Full story
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