Pacific Gas and Electric has given up on research to harness the power of ocean waves to generate electricity.
California lawmakers have approved a bill that would create the most ambitious renewable energy standards in the nation.
The month’s most powerful storm slammed the Bay Area on Thursday, flooding roadways, knocking out power to thousands and triggering evacuations due to an overflowing river.
The Bay Area was readying for yet another round of storms, with rain and strong winds.
Clearing skies and cold air greeted the Bay Area Friday morning following the latest downpour overnight Thursday, with the anticipation of snow in low-lying areas still in the forecast.
The Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry canceled its morning service Friday due to stormy weather, a ferry manager said.
The state Senate has approved a law setting rules for how utilities can meet the state’s ambitious goal to draw a third of their power from alternative energy sources such as wind, solar and geothermal within 10 years.
The latest in a series of storms to hit the Bay Area was expected to bring additional rain with a chance of thunderstorms across the region Friday.
The third winter storm this week blew into the Bay Area early Thursday, bringing more heavy rain, wind and cold air.
The California Legislature’s Democratic leaders on Wednesday promised quick passage of measures they said will position the state as the national leader in developing clean energy alternatives and green jobs.