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.
The more than $19 million investment in CleanPower SF would increase energy bills but also assure renewable power for customers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The conservative American Enterprise Institute and the liberal Brookings Institution are releasing a joint proposal aimed at increasing federal spending on clean energy innovation.