California is home to the highest concentration of solar energy users in the United States. According to the California Energy Commission, 15.4% of California’s in-state energy generation comes from thermal and photovoltaic solar power and […]
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California is well-known for being an extremely earth-friendly state with all kinds of environmentally conscious initiatives. If you live in California and you’re reading this article, chances are, you’re interested in being more earth-friendly too. […]
Wind power companies operating in the Altamont region of California are reducing the environmental impact of their older turbines, which are a threat to several protected bird species. The Altamont pass, in the mountains east of San […]
You don’t usually think of taking the elevator up to the roof to enjoy your lunch in the park, but that’s exactly what shoppers in Cupertino are going to be able to do once the […]
In a historic vote, California legislators have ensured that the eighth largest economy in the world is running on 50% renewable energy within just 15 years. California’s Democratic-majority legislature just acted decisively to further reduce […]
For making steam, solar thermal is already cheaper than fossil fuels. Desalination puts this cheap steam tech to great use. An innovative solar project in California will clean agricultural water through solar distillation, using the sun’s […]
California’s cap-and-trade program brings in money when carbon allowances are auctioned. A lot of money – about $1.49 billion in the current fiscal year alone, the state said last week. The law requires that “the state […]
An electric school bus that will debut in 2014 in California is one of the first of its kind to be ready to hit the roads.
First Solar will build a 250-megawatt solar power plant in the California desert, while work begins on Canada’s largest PV project ever.
California is using more and more renewable energy and what do you know, the lights are still on.
Developers of the Ivanpah power tower project say the plant “produced its first output of energy when the Unit 1 station was synced to the power grid for the first time.”
California’s private sector lines up in mass in a partnership with the state to promote the mass adoption and usage of electric vehicles.
One of California’s largest utilities releases information on the habits of its plug-in electric vehicle customers, giving interesting insights.
A 66-megawatt PV plant, currently the largest operating in California, is cranking out maximum power for several hours a day in northern Los Angeles County.