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Blogs for October 2009

San Diego Company Buys Auwahi Wind Energy

Posted on October 30, 2009
San Diego Company Buys Auwahi Wind Energy

By Mark Harbison

Sempra Generation, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy recently announced the purchase of Auwahi Wind Energy on Maui from Shell WindEnergy Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell.

What is Auwahi Wind Energy up to lately? They are developing a 22-megawatt wind energy and… Continue Reading

Smart Grid on Maui

Posted on October 23, 2009
Smart Grid on Maui

By Mark Harbison

General Electric recently announced that it will be testing its "smart grid" technology in the luxury resort community of Wailea.

What is smart grid? It's a new kind of power grid that saves energy by turning off household appliances when electricity is expensive. It also utilizes… Continue Reading

Mortgage Rates Fall and Applications Increase

Posted on October 09, 2009
Mortgage Rates Fall and Applications Increase

By Mark Harbison

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, last week's mortgage interest rates continued to drop, spurring a 16.4 percent rise from the week before in applications.

Refinance activity on mortgages increased from 65.3 percent in the week ending on September 25th to 66.3 percent in… Continue Reading

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