Energy & Climate Action News

Christian Science Monitor - April 08, 2015

Thanks to net metering — a practice that lets homeowners sell to utilities excess electricity generated by solar panels 

San Jose Mercury News - April 07, 2015

SAN JOSE -- Santa Clara County is moving forward with a plan to install fields of solar panels on 32 acres of property, which would make it one of the nation's top 10 on-site renewable users even as some environmental groups question using open space for the arrays. County leaders voted unanimou

San Jose Mercury News - April 07, 2015

SAN JOSE -- Santa Clara County is moving forward with a plan to install fields of solar panels on 32 acres of property, which would make it one of the nation's top 10 on-site renewable users even as some environmental groups question using open space for the arrays. County leaders voted unanimou

Green Biz - April 06, 2015

Photocollage by GreenBiz Group

Common sense would dictate that Americans’ environmental concerns track the economy — that is, that we care more about the planet when we can afford to. Our concern, the theory goes, rises with our fortunes.

LA Times - April 05, 2015

There are few signs of California’s epic drought along a stretch of Maple Drive in Beverly Hills. Deep green front lawns stretch out, dotted with healthy trees and sculpted foliage. The only brown lawn in sight was at a home under construction.

Environmental & Energy Publishing - March 24, 2015

ONG KONG -- Shenzhen city, which is home to Warren Buffett-backed Chinese electric-car maker BYD Auto, will provide as much as 5 billion yuan ($799 million) in government funding to spur demand for green vehicles, according to an official statement released recently.The statement says the fund w

Energy Manager Today - March 24, 2015

We talk to many facility managers – and in our case these are managers responsible for tens if not hundreds of small facilities – who lament their official corporate policy of “run to fail,” or replacing HVAC equipment only when it breaks.

CBS News - March 19, 2015

Electric vehicles are attractive as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and cut down on smog and even noise pollution in urban areas.

The Washington Post - March 16, 2015

For some time now, energy efficiency wonks have had their eyes on a problem that has been dubbed the “miscellaneous electrical loa

Climate Central - March 16, 2015

There is a scene in the movie “Gattaca” in which Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman’s characters walk through a giant concentrating solar power plant spread across a broad flat California desert.

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