California Regulators Propose Reducing Incentives For Rooftop SolarCalifornia regulators on Monday proposed reducing the discounts people who install home solar panels and storage systems get on their energy bills, meaning it will take more time - a decade - to recoup the costs of installation.
Local Solar Companies Seeing Green As Industry Sets Record During PandemicOne pandemic craze could actually be the medicine Mother Nature needs. People are so pumped to purchase solar panels, one company calls the solar boom "insane."
Researchers: ‘Solar Canals' In California Could Save Water, Fight For Climate ChangeIt's an idea that could save billions of gallons of water and produce renewable energy – while saving money all at the same time. Researchers at UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz think they have a solution to the state's biggest needs.
California Mandate For Solar Panels On Homes' Roofs TestedCalifornia's mandate for rooftop solar panels on all new low-rise homes was tested for the first time on Thursday when regulators approved a Sacramento utility's proposal to give homeowners an alternative to installing rooftop solar.
Solar Panels Will Soon Be Required For Newly Constructed Homes In CaliforniaNew homes will be required to have solar panels installed on their roofs.
California Law Exempts Wildfire Victims From Solar Panel RulesCalifornia homeowners forced to rebuild because of a wildfire won't have to install solar panels under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
California Regulator OKs Solar Panels Mandate For New HomesThe commission estimates solar panels would boost construction costs for a single-family home by roughly $10,000.
California May Become First State To Require Solar Panels On New HomesPeople wanting to buy a new home in California may soon face an additional upfront expense -- solar panels that will reduce energy use.
Missouri May Soon Have Solar Panels on RoadwaysThis past session Missouri lawmakers gave permission to launch the practice on a trial basis.
Lincoln Golf Course Solar Panel Plans Raising Ire Of NeighborsThe Lincoln Hills golf course plans to build energy-saving panels at the golf course, but homeowners say it comes at their expense.
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.
Plan For Yuba City Solar Farm Stirs Debate Over Fertile SoilA 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.
The Basics About Solar Power In Your Sacramento HomeEmbracing solar is easier than you think.
Call Kurtis: Power Bill ConfusionA $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.
California Sets Nation's Highest Renewable Power GoalsGov. 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.