Mark Packard

Deal secures cleaner, smaller power plant

Deal secures cleaner, smaller power plant

CARLSBAD — Facing the inevitability of a new energy plant along its coastline, Carlsbad used its only remaining power — its ability to influence how quickly that plant would be built — to negotiate with NRG for a cleaner, smaller new one.

Financing for clean energy projects approved

CARLSBAD — Two new for-profit corporations will help with upfront financing for renewable energy as well as energy and water efficiency charging infrastructure projects in Carlsbad.

In tale of two hotels, Westin gets vote

In tale of two hotels, Westin gets vote

CARLSBAD — Legoland and Grand Pacific Resorts went head to head with competing hotel expansion proposals at the Nov. 5 City Council meeting over a three-acre plot of land adjacent to the Crossings golf course.