Posts Tagged ‘california’

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Underwater Kites That Can Harvest 64 Times More Power than Undersea Turbines

Posted on November 11th, 2013 by

  Underwater Kites That Can Harvest 64 Times More Power than Undersea Turbines According to David Olinger, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, tethered[...]

California Fracking Study May Take 18 Months, Says Governor

Posted on October 30th, 2013 by

California Fracking Study May Take 18 Months, Says Governor Governor Jerry Brown said it may take as long as 18 months for California, the third-biggest oil-producing state,[...]
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California Solar Initiative for PV Succeeds: What’s Next?

Posted on September 23rd, 2013 by

California Solar Initiative (CSI), the groundbreaking solar incentive program for consumers that began in 2007, is coming to a successful conclusion. Most of its nearly[...]

California Says “Yes” to more Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Posted on December 31st, 2012 by

While the November elections—and the flurry of political ads that preceded them—may already seem a distant memory, there’s still much to talk about when it[...]

How San Francisco Office of Economic Development Dept. Recruits Cleantech Companies

Posted on September 6th, 2012 by

Todd Rufo, Director of Business Development at the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development, discusses his organizations approach to recruiting businesses to San Francisco.
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Energy Service Contract Helps Dublin Upgrade in Tough Financial Times

Posted on August 21st, 2012 by

Over the past few years, the City of Dublin has focused considerable effort at being more sustainable in its municipal operations, with one of the[...]

Wind energy is Obama’s focus in Iowa visit this Tuesday

Posted on August 15th, 2012 by

Wind energy is Obama’s focus in Iowa visit this Tuesday Tuesday, President Obama was in Iowa at Oskaloosa, Marshalltown and Waterloo, talking about his support[...]

Rapid Growth in Third-Party Owned Solar in California

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 by

The heavy upfront costs of a residential solar system is one of the biggest obstacles for people that want to start generating their own clean[...]

Current Renewable Energy Trends: Looking At Clean Power From A Different Lens

Posted on May 21st, 2012 by

Don Soifer, of the Lexington Institute, shares renewable Energy Trends that his organization has recently discovered.

Milwaukee’s Me2 Program Bringing More Dollars To The Table

Posted on May 7th, 2012 by

      Chuck McGinnis, U.S. Director Commercial Energy Solutions at Johnson Controls, discusses the steps the City of Milwaukee is taking to become more[...]

The Cost of Power in Fresno

Posted on April 23rd, 2012 by

The city of Fresno is located in one of the fastest growing regions in California. The state’s fifth largest city has one of the most[...]

Busseto Foods CEO: Chances To Stay In Fresno, CA “Very, Very High” If PG&E’s Special Economic Development Rate Receives Approval

Posted on April 16th, 2012 by

Mike Grazier, CEO/President of Busseto Foods, discusses the potential impacts that a special economic development electricity rate that PG&E is trying to have approved would[...]

Fresno Mayor: Lowering Energy Costs ‘Mission Critical’ To Improving City’s Economic Development

Posted on April 16th, 2012 by

City of Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin talks about the role energy efficiency programs play in helping her lower unemployment and stimulate the economy.

Why PG&E Is Willing To Offer Special 35% Off Electric Rate To Counties With High Unemployment

Posted on April 16th, 2012 by

Jonathan Marshall, a spokesperon for PG&E, discusses his company’s efforts to get approved a special economic development electricity rate that would offer California counties who[...]

Why General Electric Invests Billions In Solar

Posted on April 9th, 2012 by

  Kevin Walsh, Managing Director and Leader of Power and Renewable Energy at GE Energy Financial Services, discusses why General Electric has chosen to invest billions[...]

Samsung Sustainability Initiatives: What’s Working?

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by

John Godfrey, Vice President of Government & Public Affairs for Samsung, discusses some of the successes coming out of Samsung’s Corporate Sustainability initiative.