Solar Panels Will Soon Be Required For Newly Constructed Homes In CaliforniaFor years now, many Californians have made the choice to add solar panels to their roofs to combat climate change and maybe save money in the process. But for new home buyers, that choice is about to become a requirement.
Tesla to Offer California Homeowners $65 Monthly Solar Panel Rental PlanTesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them.
California To Require Solar Panels On All New HomesCalifornia’s push toward more renewable energy has reached a major milestone with a new mandate beginning in 2020 that requires all new homes built to include solar rooftop panels.
Tesla Installs 100-Megawatt Battery in Australia OutbackThe world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, delivering on a promise by Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk.
Californians Asked To Reduce Energy Use During August Solar EclipseCalEclipse.org offers tips on how residents can reduce electricity usage during the eclipse and year-round.
California's Solar Energy Sets Power Supply RecordCalifornia met its goal to produce about half the state's electricity from renewable sources for three hours on March 11.
Port of Oakland to Buy $8.9 Million in Solar PowerThe port will buy about 11,000 megawatt hours of solar-generated electricity from a solar farm in Lancaster.
Santa Clara Students Put Spin On Solar Power For 'Tiny House' ContestThe Sacramento Municipal Utility Districts Tiny House competition this weekend is the inaugural contest challenging California college students to engineer a net-zero, miniature solar-powered house.
Ask A Bay Area Expert: Five Ways To Lower Your Energy BillThe San Francisco Bay Area is replete with savvy energy options with numerous benefits that look to reduce costs for home and business owners.
Google 'Project Sunroof' Tells You If Solar Rooftop Panels Are A Good DealGoogle's new online service tells homeowners whether they should consider buying or leasing solar photovoltaic panels.
Feds Pledge $75M For Converting Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel At Berkeley Lab, CaltechFederal officials have pledged $75 million for the study of harnessing solar energy for fuel production at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology.
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.
Shared, Community Solar Energy Model Spreads Into CaliforniaA new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy anyway.
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Apple To Build Huge Solar Energy Farm In Monterey County To Power 'Spaceship' Complex, Retail StoresApple will spend $850 million on a massive solar energy project that will generate enough power for the computer giant's new office campus, retail stores and its other California operations.