Green energy

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NASA Scientists Work On Biofuels At San Francisco Wastewater Plant

NASA scientists working at a San Francisco sewage treatment plant in Hunter’s Point believe they’ve developed a way to use wastewater to make biofuels.


(L-R) Chris Gronet lead U.S. President Barack Obama and Ben Bierman on a tour of  Solyndra (Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Defends Solyndra Loan, Remains Committed To Green Energy

President Obama made his staunchest defense yet of the failed half-billion dollar federal loan to now-bankrupt Solyndra at a Thursday news conference.



Low-Income Families In San Francisco’s Bayview Get Free Solar Panels

More than a dozen low-income families in San Francisco’s Bayview District are receiving free solar panels through a non-profit solar energy group this weekend.


Natural Gas Well

Closer Look: Focus On Natural Gas Recalls Delta Town’s Heyday

With a renewed emphasis on natural gas as a cleaner-burning alternative fuel, Rio Vista — at the center of one of the state’s biggest gas fields — should benefit but there are signs that the gas wells are slowly giving out.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

Solar Panels (AP)

$20M Solar Project Breaks Ground In Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County has broken ground on a major green project that is expected to save the county millions over the next 25 years, while also creating jobs.


Solar technology on display in San Jose. (CBS)

New Display Showcases San Jose’s Green Innovations

The city of San Jose and the U.S. Department of Energy have introduced a new project that will educate and allow community participation in the city’s green energy and green tech job goals.


Congresswoman Visits Nanosolar in SJ

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)- President Obama’s top environmental advisor took a whirlwind tour of Silicon Valley’s solar power companies. The Congresswoman checked out Nanosolar to make sure millions of federal tax dollars are being used […]