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SPICE geoengineering scheme
Researchers will soon attempt to pump water a kilometer into the air to test a geoengineering technique for offsetting the warming effects of greenhouse gases.
Date: 09/14/2011
Type: Article
Reuters – The sun is shown as it rises between power transmission lines
California announced country's most aggressive state plan on energy efficiency, with over $3.1 billion earmarked to retrofits and programs that will result in energy savings
Date: 09/25/2009
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
Utility-scale energy storage.
California's AB 2514, a bill mandating utility-scale energy storage, passes the state Senate, paving the way for viable and cost-effective energy storage systems.
Date: 08/25/2010
Type: News
The California Energy Commission voted unanimously to impose energy efficiency standards on televisions, making California the first state to do so.
Date: 11/18/2009
Type: News
Yesterday Attorney General Jerry Brown announced a completely new kind of renewable energy legislation, introduced by State Assembly member Nancy Skinner (D) – designed to add more renewable energy storage to the grid.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
TV and appliance standards, improved building codes, and utility programs are among some of the instruments California is using to increase energy efficiency and reduce energy use.
Date: 02/18/2010
Type: Article
California officials have completed a successful trial of its much-anticipated carbon trading scheme. The cap-and-trade platform will be started on Nov. 14, when more than 400 companies will be able to buy and sell tradeable carbon credits through quarterly auctions.
Date: 09/06/2012
Type: Article
The California Air Resources Board has released a draft of a cap and trade program that sets limits on CA's greenhouse gas emissions.
Date: 11/24/2009
Type: News
The California Energy Commission has unveiled a $90m Clean Energy Manufacturing Program to assist clean energy companies in the state.
Date: 02/25/2010
Type: News

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