Energy Efficiency

President Obama Announces New Solar Technology Push At Mountain View WalmartPresident 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.
President Obama In Silicon Valley For Whirlwind Fundraising VisitPresident 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.
President Obama To Stop At Mountain View Walmart In Latest Bay Area Fundraising TripPresident 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.
San Mateo Police Go Electric With New Patrol MotorcyclesThe department has partnered with Zero Motorcycles of Scotts Valley in acquiring the fully electric patrol motorcycle.
Energy Regulations Expected To Push Up Prices For New California HomesThe California Energy Commission said the rules it approved unanimously Thursday will raise the average cost of a new home by nearly $2,300.
Santa Clara County Rewards Homeowners For Energy ConservationSanta 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.
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.
Study: Medical Marijuana Leaves Big Carbon FootprintA new study found indoor medical marijuana growers now account for 3 percent of California’s electricity usage, enough to power 1 million homes.
Energy-Efficient Californians To Save Money Through New ProgramA new energy saving program has been rolled out in the Bay Area to help homeowners become more energy efficient while saving on utility costs.
Cleanup Of Davis Superfund Site Gets GreenerEnvironmental officials are using new green technology to speed up the process of cleaning Superfund sites in the U.S.
Oakland Program To Help Downtown Businesses Go GreenThe City of Oakland plans to reach out to more than 4,000 downtown businesses in an effort to promote the use of energy-efficient lighting and other conservation measures.