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.
Federal officials have approved a plan that sets aside public lands across the West for big solar power plants, cementing a new government approach to renewable energy development after years of delays and false starts.
San Francisco is one of the best cities in the United States for homeowners to reap the benefits home solar power.
The KCBS and Chronicle Insider says utility companies might reap the rewards of the state’s renewable energy law and consumer’s may see higher bills.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu testified Thursday that no one from the White House ever contacted him to make a political decision on a half-billion-dollar loan to a Fremont solar company that later went bankrupt.
An ambitious plan to convert more than two dozen city-owned buildings to solar power could be scaled back because the city plans to shutter most of the libraries and community centers where the solar panels would be installed.
San Jose is trying to expand its investment in solar energy, with a proposal to put solar panels on more than two dozen city owned buildings, a project that fits in nicely with the city’s green goals.
FREMONT (KCBS) – While many venture capitalists remain bullish about solar companies, a Republican call for further investigation of how bankrupt Solyndra spent millions in federal loans could mean less public money for the solar […]
An unusual lawsuit is pitting environmentalists against solar power advocates in San Benito County. It’s over a proposal for a 399 megawatt solar farm in Panoche Valley, a ranchland area in San Benito County.
The new 18,000-square-foot facility was made possible by a $122 million award by the U.S. Department of Energy that will pay for its first five years of operations.