California's Cap-And-Trade Money Helping Put Solar Panels On Low-Income HomesA new program in California is aiming to put pricey solar panels within reach of low-income families.
Floating Solar Panels Conserve Water While Flooding Grid With EnergyIf you have solar panels on your roof you probably feel pretty good about helping the environment. But, as it turns out, you could potentially be helping with the drought too – if you have a pond on your property.
Marin Homeowner Denied Solar Panels Over Fear That Neighbors Might See ThemBetty Segars’ Kentfield home is barely visible from the street but it’s got a great view of the sun, so Betty thought it would be perfect spot for solar panels.
Solar Panels To Become Mandatory On New Sebastopol BuildingsOn Tuesday, Sebastopol became the second city in California to require all newly-constructed residences and commercial buildings to carry a photovoltaic energy system.
Layoffs From Solyndra Shutdown Hundreds More Than Original ReportNewly-released documents show that nearly 1,900 people lost their jobs last year when Fremont’s Solyndra Solar Panel maker failed last year, hundreds more than the company’s initial claim.
Solyndra Asks Bankruptcy Judge To Allow $500K In BonusesThe Washington Times reports that bankrupt Fremont-based solar panel maker Solyndra hopes to give its executives thousands of dollars in bonuses.
Obama Administration Considered Bailout For SolyndraDays before Fremont solar panel maker Solyndra collapsed, the Obama administration considered a bailout that would have provided an infusion of cash and a new board of directors, including two directors appointed by the Energy Department.