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North Auburn campground goes solar with Placer County help

AUBURN CA - North Auburn’s Gold Country RV Park has turned to solar to power visitors’ air-conditioning and microwaves. Electric bills have been a drain on the park’s resourc ...

Placer’s mPower green-loan program switches on non-residential focus

Placer County’s mPower green-loan program is officially on hold for homeowners but being kept afloat for non-residential customers. A cost-wary Board of Supervisors approved a r ...

California AG’s green-loan lawsuit wins Placer County treasurer support

Placer County mPower program chief Jenine Windeshausen is supporting Attorney General Jerry Brown’s court battle with the Federal Housing Finance Authority over local green loans ...

Plug pulled on Placer County’s green loans program but red ink still flows

The future’s not so bright for a Placer County loan program set up to help finance greener homes. Not only has the Federal Housing Finance Agency put the fledgling mPower progra ...

Supes dealing with solar help, medical pot dispensary ban, new district aid pacts

Help is moving closer from Placer County’s Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office for homeowners searching for a loan to pay for a greener home. County Treasurer Jenine Windeshausen ...

Placer County eyes new loan program for “green” home improvements

Help is on the way from an unusual source in Placer County for homeowners looking for ways to find funds to pay for a “greener” home. Everything from installing a new heating ...