Lights Out: Eclipse To Have Big Impact On California PowerWhen the moon passes in front of the sun during Monday's eclipse California will lose enough solar energy to power more than 1.5 million homes, a figure that underscores the state's growing reliance on energy from the sun.
Can California Go 100 Percent Green By 2045?A measure passed the California senate that would require all power to come from alternative energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydroelectric.
Neighbors Upset New Oakdale Golf Course Solar Panels Are Obstructing ViewThe panels are going up just across the Porter Family property on land owned by the Oakdale Golf and Country Club.
Solar Lobby Questions Gov. Brown's Commitment To Solar Panel IndustryBrown recently signed an ambitious climate change bill, which would make 50 percent of the state’s energy use come from renewable sources by 2030.
Sacramento State Ready To Play Underdog Spoiler In Prestigious Solar Power CompetitionThe Reflect Home is in pieces, getting ready to be loaded onto trucks on Friday morning before heading south to be reassembled.
Sacramento CEO Works To Make Solar Attractive To AgribusinessCEO Nic Stover created his own natural capitalism by working with colleagues in Sacramento to fight for what he believed in: passing SB 594.
Nearly 100 Trees Could Be Cut Down For Woodland Solar Panel Project“We are going to have to take some trees out that are in the median or some trees that are on the periphery that are going to grow so large that their shadow is going to be over the top of the solar panels,” said Greg Meyer, the director of public works for Woodland.
Sacramento Is Mobilizing, Leading The Way Towards Cleaner EnergyRecent report findings by Next Ten & CoEcon, characterize the Sacramento regional economy as embracing clean power.
Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas For Solar PowerOwners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
Solar Plant With Power To Ignite Birds Nixed A solar-energy company has dropped a proposal to build a 75-story tower in California that uses a new kind of technology that can cause some birds to ignite in midair.
Emerging Solar Plants Are Igniting Birds Mid-AirWorkers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair
At Wal-Mart, Obama Touts Steps On Solar PowerCalling it the right thing to do for America's bottom line, President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday by companies, local governments and his own administration to deploy solar technology, showcasing steps to combat climate change that don't require consent from a disinclined Congress.