Judge Rejects Attempt To Block California's New Light Bulb Efficiency StandardsA federal judge is allowing California's updated light bulb efficiency standards to take effect with the new year.
San Jose Gets $14M For New Electric Vehicle Charging StationsSan Jose is ramping up electric vehicle charging stations throughout the city with a new $14 million investment, courtesy of the California Energy Commission and San Jose Clean Energy.
Gov. Newsom Orders Investigation Into California's High Gas PricesCalifornia's governor has asked the attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high, pointing to a new report suggesting big oil companies are "misleading and overcharging customers" by as much as $1 per gallon.
State Agency Report Suggests 'Market Manipulation' Behind Soaring Gas PricesCalifornia’s skyrocketing gas prices could be driven by “possible market manipulation” by a handful of well-known retailers, according to a new government analysis.
Heatwaves, Wildfires, Rising Seas Among Dire Predictions In CA Climate StudyMore destructive fires, brutal heat waves and rising sea levels are just some of the effects of climate change according to a new study on climate change.
California To Study Powering The Grid With GridlockCalifornia wants to find out if piezoelectric crystals could be used to produce electricity from the energy created by vehicles driving on roads.
Consumer Group Accuses Oil Refineries Of Manipulating Gas Prices Higher, Urges InvestigationA consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.
California Imposes Tough New Rules For Efficient Toilets, FaucetsState officials took emergency action on the drought Wednesday, imposing tough new standards for toilets, urinals and faucets sold in California starting January 1st.
San Jose Planning Natural Gas Station Partially Funded By State GrantSanta Clara County is planning to build a new natural gas refueling station in San Jose that will be open to the public.
Climate Change Report Shows Grim Outlook For CaliforniaA new report shows that more wildfires, heat wave and rising seas are expected because of climate change in the state.
Energy Regulations Expected To Push Up Prices For New California HomesThe California Energy Commission said the rules it approved unanimously Thursday will raise the average cost of a new home by nearly $2,300.
California Energy Commission Adopts New Battery Charger StandardsThe California Energy Commission is adopting new efficiency rules for cell phone and other types of electronics chargers.
California Lawmakers Hope To Use Millions In Stimulus Before DeadlineMillions of dollars in federal stimulus money remains unspent in California, but before that cash goes back to Washington, some state lawmakers want to make sure it gets spent.