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California Solar Power

This State Has A Third Of The Nation's Solar Jobs

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green

California is home to nearly one-third of the nation’s solar industry jobs, with almost five times the number as any other state, according to a rep...

State Installs More Solar Energy In 2013 Than In Past 30 Years Combined

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

California installed more megawatts of solar energy in 2013 than it did in the last 30 years combined, the California Solar Energy Industries Associat...

Kate Sheppard

Progressive Groups Double Down On Ads Mocking Power Company After Lawyer Letter

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Progressive groups this week expanded an advertising campaign mocking Southern California Edison's position on rooftop solar power after the utility f...

Another Town Now Requires Solar Power For New Buildings

Posted 11.26.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Sebastopol, an agri-artsy Sonoma outpost about an hour north of San Francisco, can now claim bragging ri...

GOP Mayor On Climate Change: 'I'm Not An Idiot'

Posted 04.10.2013 | Green

R. Rex Parris, the Republican mayor of Lancaster, Calif. is both a strong advocate for solar power and a firm believer in the challenge posed by clima...

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...

Buffett's Utility Company To Buy California Solar Plant

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2012 | Business

* First move into solar for Buffett's MidAmerican * 550-MW plant can power 160,000 average California homes * First Sola...

Italy Vs. California: Italy Installs More Solar Power In Two Months Than California In One Year

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We already knew that Italy was the world's second-largest solar power market in 2009 (the United States was fourth, by the way), but according to a ne...