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California Green Energy

California the Focal Point of Green Revolution

Tom Hayden | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green
Tom Hayden

California, under Governor Jerry Brown's leadership, is playing a pivotal role in the struggle to transform the global economy toward energy conservation and renewables.

California Is Leading: Will the Nation Follow?

Claire Tomkins | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Claire Tomkins

America needs to lead. We use the most energy. We use the most resources. And we generate more trash than anyone else on the planet. It's not that we don't know how to do it. We do already. Here in California.

New California Bill Would Help Bring Solar Power To Poor Communities

| Posted 06.16.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Bernice Yeung San Diego is home to more than 2,600 solar residential rooftops - more t...

Will California Become 'The Saudi Arabia Of The Sun'?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.09.2012 | San Francisco

According to a new report, California's solar industry is absolutely booming. The Los Angeles-based non-profit Environment California claims that ...

GREEN HISTORY: California Poised To Finalize Landmark Cap-And-Trade Program

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 12.20.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — California formally adopted the nation's most comprehensive so-called "cap-and-trade" system Thursday, an experiment by the worl...

Court Rejects Challenge To California's Green Car Regulations

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 06.29.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court rejected a legal challenge Friday that sought to bar implementation of a California regulation meant to reduc...

Legislature Sends Sweeping Renewable Energy Bill To Jerry Brown

blogs.sacbee.com | 3:04 PM | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles

California would vastly increase its commitment to wind, solar, geothermal and other renewable energy under legislation that cleared the Legislature o...

California 'Cap And Trade' Program Suspended By Judge

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A judge has temporarily halted the nation's most ambitious program to give power plants, utilities and other polluters financial inc...

State Senate Approves Ambitious Clean-Energy Mandate

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The state Senate on Thursday approved a measure requiring California utilities to buy 33% of their electricity from wind, solar and other renewable en...

California Votes On Nation's Most Aggressive Energy Standard

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — The state with some of the nation's most ambitious clean energy standards went even further Thursday: Regulators approved new regula...

Greenest State Falls Behind In Waste-To-Energy Race

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Government officials from around the world used to come to this port city to catch a glimpse of the future: Two-story piles...