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Valero prohibited from buying oil terminals in Martinez, Richmond for next decade

A federal judge signed a final judgment last month, prohibiting Valero Energy Corporation from buying oil storage and distribution terminals in Martinez and Richmond for the next 10 years.
CEO of SMASHsolar Troy Tyler demonstrates his new product. Photo by Olivia Rempel.

Richmond company rolling out new solar panel design

Richmond-based solar-panel manufacturer SMASHsolar Inc. will unveil a new type of solar panel on Tuesday that is easier to install and will significantly cut down the time it takes installers to mount them onto roofs.
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Richmond program installing solar panels with help of local labor

When Juan Lores delivered pizzas in the late 1980s, the area around Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street was so dangerous his manager wouldn’t let his drivers deliver there after dark. A lot has changed in...