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There's A Civil War Being Fought On Your Rooftop

Carl Pope | Posted 01.29.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

Utilities don't mind that solar is renewable, zero carbon, and enjoys free fuel -- as long as they own it. But solar is also modular and decentralized, which they hate. They don't want to compete with their own customers.

Jerry Brown Cruises (and Makes an Adjustment) As Kashkari Flails Strangely

William Bradley | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

With just under three weeks left till the November 4th election, Jerry Brown is driving toward a big win in his quest for a record fourth term as governor of California.

Expanding on the California Climate Credit

Mike Sandler | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
Mike Sandler

California's climate change program lowered millions of households utility bills last April, but very few people noticed. And it is about to happen again with the return of the semi-annual "California Climate Credit" applied to October bills.

Good News About Your Electric Bill

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

No, that $35 credit on your electric bill wasn't an April Fool's joke. Starting yesterday, millions of California residents and businesses are finally...

Is Your Nest Egg Radioactive?

Natalie Pace | Posted 12.30.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

For investors, it's always a good idea to get out of the old and into the new. You wouldn't want to be invested in the horse and buggy when cars were invented, and you don't want to be left holding a bag of uranium when everyone else is solar gazing.

The Arab Oil Embargo, Sandy, and Adapting to New Realities

Clint Wilder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Clint Wilder

This month marks the anniversaries of two notable events, decades apart yet related in terms of historical impact, awareness of vulnerability, and challenge to business as usual: the Arab oil embargo 40 years ago and Superstorm Sandy, which hit the Northeast on Oct. 29 last year.

Solar Panels Empower Low-Income Latino Communities: The Utilities Try to Spoil the Fiesta

Javier Sierra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Javier Sierra

When it comes to the sun, for Rosa Mayorga and her family, everything that glitters is indeed gold.

Water-energy-air Nexus

Garry Brown | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Garry Brown

Orange County Coastkeeper's focus is water. We educate, advocate, and research in areas surrounding water quality, water supply, and water conservatio...

'Green News Report' - September 3, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - August 29, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Woman Who Was Electrocuted In Shower Gets SHOCKING News

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.21.2013 | Weird News

A Los Angeles County jury awarded one woman $4 million on Monday after stray electricity from a next-door substation repeatedly shocked her in the sho...

San Onofre: We Can't Ignore the Warning Signs

Erich Pica | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Erich Pica

San Onofre's reactors have already released radioactive steam and are literally shaking themselves apart. Instead of keeping the reactors shut down, Southern Edison is rushing to restart the reactors and running them as hard as possible.

Wind Storm Wreaks Havoc On The Southland

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.19.2012 | Los Angeles

Southern California wind continues to prove more powerful than the area's power lines. Throughout the weekend storm of wind, rain and, in some areas, ...

Smart Meters Coming To SoCal Edison Customers

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

When you get your pricier-than-normal monthly utility bill, did you ever wish there was a way to monitor your energy usage on a daily basis? Or a way ...

Ford's Giant Green Leap

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrea Chalupa

Given the crisis we face, we should all be driving around in zero-emission vehicles. Forget the flying car and living like the Jetsons! We need cars that don't emit C02, now.

Create Your Own Green Job

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Charles Karel Bouley

Barack asked all of us. Your turn. I found solutions. Maybe they're not for you, but find your own. They're out there. Don't wait for a bail out or a government program or hand. Take the lead.

John "Nuke Bailout" Bryson Must Not Be Secretary of Energy

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Long gone from Southern California Edison, John Bryson's ascent to head the Department of Energy would send a disastrous signal to those who are committed to a post fossil/nuclear future.

Solar Power Turf Wars: Solar Industry Holds Back Massive Expansion

Fortune | Todd Woody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When Southern California Edison unveiled plans to install 250 megawatts' worth of solar panels on warehouse roofs back in March, it was hailed as a gr...

Artificial Reef Being Built To Defend Against Los Angeles Nuclear Plant's Pollution

LA Times | Susannah Rosenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Rocks bigger than basketballs were pushed into the ocean off San Clemente this week to provide the foundation for a 150-acre reef for giant kelp -- a ...

Solar-Power Users Go Green To Save Green

USA Today | Paul Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For years, Bruce Crawford dreamed of putting solar panels on his one-story house to cut his power bill and "do something good for the environment." Bu...