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.
Bloom Energy Corp. has been paying 14 workers brought to the United States from Chihuahua, Mexico the equivalent of $2.66 per hour for refurbishing work performed at the company headquarters in Sunnyvale.
Thousands of military homes in southern New Mexico and West Texas will be fitted with solar panels as part of a $1 billion plan by a California company to bring solar to military installations across the country.
The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.
California officials say a big electricity trader has apparently figured out a way to exploit vulnerabilities in the state’s $8 billion-a-year electricity market, just as Enron Corp. did a decade ago.
The Opower app, which is free, will connect a person’s energy utility to their Facebook account and post energy usage each month.
Tech leaders gathered in Santa Clara today to announce the launch of a new online tool that will give people the power to track the amount of energy they use and save money on their utility bills.
The California Energy Commission is adopting new efficiency rules for cell phone and other types of electronics chargers.