Viewpoints: Geothermal bill will hurt consumers, set back renewable energy efforts – Viewpoints – The Sacramento Bee

http://www.sacbee.com/2014/08/15/6629618/viewpoints-geothermal-bill-will.html

” For example, existing biomass, geothermal, wind and solar facilities directly support more than 4,000 high-wage jobs, many in the Central Valley and Northern California whereunemployment remains high. Some of these facilities will not secure new contracts because a few retail sellers would be forced to buy the new high-priced geothermal. The net result is that many local communities would suffer both job losses and higher costs while a few communities in the Imperial Valley reap all the benefits.”

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/08/15/6629618/viewpoints-geothermal-bill-will.html#storylink=cpy

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