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Solar Farmers in Kauai County: Free Energy for Me, But Not For Thee

We admit to not paying a lot of attention as we let the six hour plus snoozefest — i.e. last week’s Kaua`i County Council committee meeting, preferring our murder mystery about a detective with Tourette’s Syndrome to the seemingly interminable description of the “Multimodal Land Transportation Plan” that began the meeting. All we could think...
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Germany Sets Aside $130 Billion for Renewable Energy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on 30 May that Germany, the world’s fourth-largest economy and Europe’s biggest, would shutter all of its 17 nuclear power plants between 2015 and 2022, an extraordinary commitment, given that they currently produce about 28 percent of the country’s electricity. Underlining the government’s seriousness in changing the country’s energy matrix,...
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