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The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously approves Southern California Edison's plan to install 500 megawatts of solar systems on commercial rooftops in it's service area.
Date: 01/25/2010
Type: News
Tags: CPUC, SCE, solar pv
The residential building sector of the US has enormous potential for greenhouse gas emissions reductions, but high upfront costs and lack of consumer understanding of energy efficiency advantages are some of the issues obscuring this opportunity.
Date: 01/25/2010
Type: News
Investment in new transmission lines would eliminate electricity congestion that costs the US billions per year, promote clean energy generation, and create thousands of jobs.
Date: 01/25/2010
Type: Article
Senators call for more incentives for renewable energy and energy efficiency with the goal of creating green jobs and spurring solar projects in the US.
Date: 01/25/2010
Type: News
The California Building Standards Commission voted unanimously this week to approve the first statewide green building code.
Date: 01/24/2010
Type: News
The US Department of Energy has closed its $465m loan to electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors for construction of a manufacturing facility in southern California on the Model S electric sedan and a power-train manufacturing facility in Palo Alto, California.
Date: 01/22/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Transportation
Facebook is building an energy efficient data center and pursing LEED Gold status.
Date: 01/22/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
Major car companies and well-funded startups — fueled by federal clean-energy funding and rapid improvement in lithium-ion batteries — are now producing electric vehicles that will soon be in showrooms.
Date: 01/21/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Transportation
Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Steve Koonin speaks on sustainably managing the energy and resource strains on the world associated with population growth and industrialization.
Date: 01/21/2010
Type: Slides, Video
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Launches Four Partnership Projects to Move Solar Products to Commercial Scale
Date: 01/20/2010
Tags: ARRA, DOE, NREL, solar

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