The Most Ambitious US Solar-Energy Initiative Ever Proposed

California Governor Schwarzenegger's ambitious solar-roof plan could get sidelined by partisan squabbling.

"The Golden State could soon enact the most ambitious solar-energy initiative ever proposed in the U.S. -- legislation intended to put photovoltaic panels on a million California rooftops. Unless, that is, the bill gets derailed by a behind-the-scenes political pissing match between Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who has thrown his prodigious weight behind the initiative, and the Democrats who control the state legislature... The Governator unveiled the initiative last August under the name "Million Solar Homes," proposing a 10-year subsidy plan to stimulate solar purchases on residential buildings. "

Thanks to Grist Magazine

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