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Energy Efficiency

President Barack Obama discusses energy efficiency at Walmart in Mountain View. (CBS)

President Obama Announces New Solar Technology Push At Mountain View Walmart

President Barack Obama announced pledges by more than 300 companies and state and local governments to use solar technology during remarks at a Walmart in Mountain View.

05/09/2014

President Obama greets well-wishers at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, May 8, 2014. (CBS)

President Obama In Silicon Valley For Whirlwind Fundraising Visit

President Barack Obama has arrived in the Bay Area for a roughly 19-hour visit, including fundraisers and an appearance at a Mountain View Walmart, where he will give a speech on energy efficiency.

05/08/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 16, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Stop At Mountain View Walmart In Latest Bay Area Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama will make an appearance at the Walmart store in Mountain View to talk about energy efficiency, as part of his latest fundraising trip to the Bay Area this week.

05/06/2014

A San Mateo police cruiser (CBS)

San Mateo Police Go Electric With New Patrol Motorcycles

The department has partnered with Zero Motorcycles of Scotts Valley in acquiring the fully electric patrol motorcycle.

10/30/2013

Solar panels on the roof of a Bay Area home. (CBS)

Energy Regulations Expected To Push Up Prices For New California Homes

The California Energy Commission said the rules it approved unanimously Thursday will raise the average cost of a new home by nearly $2,300.

06/01/2012

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Santa Clara County Rewards Homeowners For Energy Conservation

Santa Clara County is offering generous discounts for home energy check-ups, as rising temperatures have many homeowners thinking about ways to keep their house cool this summer.

09/07/2011

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San Mateo Homeowners Eligible For Energy Efficiency Rebates

Homeowners in San Mateo County who make their homes more energy efficient will soon be eligible for up to $8,000 in rebates.

CBS San Francisco–08/07/2011

Study: Medical Marijuana Leaves Big Carbon Footprint

A new study found indoor medical marijuana growers now account for 3 percent of California’s electricity usage, enough to power 1 million homes.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/15/2011

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Energy-Efficient Californians To Save Money Through New Program

A new energy saving program has been rolled out in the Bay Area to help homeowners become more energy efficient while saving on utility costs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/02/2011

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Cleanup Of Davis Superfund Site Gets Greener

Environmental officials are using new green technology to speed up the process of cleaning Superfund sites in the U.S.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/27/2011

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