A farm in Yuba City may end up providing power and jobs, but right now it’s just causing a big fight of whether or not to turn the plot of land into a solar farm.
Embracing solar is easier than you think.
A $9.30 monthly energy bill? As the weather warmed and the sun began to shine in his Sacramento neighborhood last February, the solar panels Edward Robinson had purchased for about $30,000 were finally paying off, saving him about $150 a month.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring California utilities to get one-third of their power from renewable sources, giving the state the most aggressive alternative energy mandate in the U.S.