A consumer-advocacy group says one of the recently-released emails between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission shows the commission’s president pushed a backroom deal to award PG&E millions in unearned energy efficiency incentives.
The University Of California at Davis plans to build a major new solar instillation to generate roughly 14 percent of the campus’ energy, a feat university officials are calling “the largest solar power plant to offset the electricity demand of a U.S. university or college campus.”
From the outside it looks like any other office building, but inside the new San Francisco offices of DPR Construction the hallmarks of green building are everywhere.
Though the pundits may be talking about immigration these days, Governor Jerry Brown was in Mexico Tuesday to talk business, specifically energy and education.
A power struggle is underway in California’s State Assembly over two simple words that are complicating a bill about where residents get their electricity.
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.
558 solar panels were installed on the roof of Davies Symphony Hall, as part of the GoSolarSF incentive that aims to shrink the city’s carbon footprint and conserve energy.
When SF Supervisor John Avalos recently asked Mayor Ed Lee to launch CleanPowerSF, Lee said no because it actually partners with a fossil fuel company in Texas and doesn’t bring jobs to the city.
A Stanford engineer has developed a way for sewage treatment plants to power themselves by taking the waste out of wastewater and turning it into energy.
California electricity consumers could see up to $2 billion in new refunds from energy wholesalers that profited during the state’s energy crisis more than a dozen years ago if a federal judge’s recommendation holds up at trial, state regulators said Thursday.