Gov. Brown Signs Clean-Energy Bills Aboard Electric Ferry on SF BayThe governor signed 16 green-energy-focused bills during the maiden voyage of the Bay Area's first plug-in hybrid electric ferry, dubbed the Enhydra after the Latin name for sea otter.
Hundreds Gather From Around Globe For San Francisco Climate Change SummitPeople from around the world gathered in San Francisco Tuesday a day before the start of the Global Climate Action Summit as the international community looks to California for solutions to climate change.
Clean Tech Synonymous With Local Job Growth In 2015Job cuts by many tech companies may indicate a recent slump, but clean tech continues its run of strong growth. Anyone looking to join the ranks of a growing industry in the San Francisco Bay Area would be wise to consider the alternative energy sector.
Obama Seeks $2 Billion In Private Dollars For Clean EnergyPresident Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.
Marin Recycling Center Turns Food Scraps Into Clean-Burning EnergyMarin Recycling Center is taking food scraps by the tons and converting it into clean burning energy.
Watchdog Group Issues Warning Over California Clean Energy PlanA California watchdog group says the state’s clean energy strategy will saddle ratepayers with soaring utility bills unless officials act soon to organize state energy agencies.
San Francisco Clean Energy Proposal Opposed By MayorThe more than $19 million investment in CleanPower SF would increase energy bills but also assure renewable power for customers.
San Francisco Clean Power Proposal May Profit Shell Oil, Raise RatesSan Francisco took another step Wednesday towards signing a controversial contract with Shell Energy to provide renewable energy to households in the city at rates higher than Pacific Gas and Electric.
Greenpeace Protest Targets Apple Headquarters In CupertinoApple, Inc. was the target of some Greenpeace guerilla activism on Tuesday as environmental protesters called on the Cupertino company to use more renewable energy in their cloud data centers.
Google To Spend $55 Million On California Wind FarmThe Mountain View-based Internet search giant is partnering with Citigroup Inc. to help finance the Alta Wind Energy Center wind farm in California’s Tehachapi Mountains.
San Francisco Awarded For Green Power InitiativesSan Francisco has been awarded a 2010 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environment Protection Agency for the measures taken to generate clean energy for itself, according to an announcement by Mayor Gavin Newsom.
East Bay Group Pushes To Restart Climate LegislationThe conservative American Enterprise Institute and the liberal Brookings Institution are releasing a joint proposal aimed at increasing federal spending on clean energy innovation.