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Clean Energy

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Marin Recycling Center Turns Food Scraps Into Clean-Burning Energy

Marin Recycling Center is taking food scraps by the tons and converting it into clean burning energy.

03/21/2014

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Watchdog Group Issues Warning Over California Clean Energy Plan

A California watchdog group says the state’s clean energy strategy will saddle ratepayers with soaring utility bills unless officials act soon to organize state energy agencies.

12/04/2012

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Clean Energy Proposal Opposed By Mayor

The more than $19 million investment in CleanPower SF would increase energy bills but also assure renewable power for customers.

09/18/2012

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San Francisco Clean Power Proposal May Profit Shell Oil, Raise Rates

San Francisco took another step Wednesday towards signing a controversial contract with Shell Energy to provide renewable energy to households in the city at rates higher than Pacific Gas and Electric.

09/13/2012

Apple Unveils Updated iPad In San Francisco

Greenpeace Protest Targets Apple Headquarters In Cupertino

Apple, Inc. was the target of some Greenpeace guerilla activism on Tuesday as environmental protesters called on the Cupertino company to use more renewable energy in their cloud data centers.

05/15/2012

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Google To Spend $55 Million On California Wind Farm

The Mountain View-based Internet search giant is partnering with Citigroup Inc. to help finance the Alta Wind Energy Center wind farm in California’s Tehachapi Mountains.

CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

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San Francisco Awarded For Green Power Initiatives

San Francisco has been awarded a 2010 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environment Protection Agency for the measures taken to generate clean energy for itself, according to an announcement by Mayor Gavin Newsom.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010

Wind generators (AP)

East Bay Group Pushes To Restart Climate Legislation

The conservative American Enterprise Institute and the liberal Brookings Institution are releasing a joint proposal aimed at increasing federal spending on clean energy innovation.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/13/2010