Each year, thousands of birds die each year because they fly into wind turbines on the Altamont Pass east of Livermore. New technology could help reduce the number of bird deaths.
The building features wind turbines, solar panels and is reusing water on site.
NextEra Energy Resources is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for up to $100,000 of damage to a construction site in Contra Costa County in August.
Thousands of decades-old wind turbines in Altamont Pass will be replaced with new ones that produce more power and kill fewer migratory birds under the terms of a legal settlement announced Monday.