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Why Is California Investing In Such Costly Solar Energy?



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    Texas Senate votes in favor of statewide solar energy rebate.

    California (with federal funds) is investing heavily in giant solar energy farms that use more expensive energy -- and that, because of their remote locations, carry additional costs. Why?

    The short answer is: it's the utilities, Jake.

    The long answered is provided in the independent journalist Tom Elias' column.