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CalCCA is looking for an Operations Director

JOB ANNOUCEMENT OPERATIONS DIRECTOR To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Tom Habashi at tomh@svcleanenergy.org. SUMMARY The Operations Director works under the direction and guidance of the CalCCA Board of Directors and reports directly to the Board President. In the future, this position will report directly to the Executive Director. The Operations […]

SDG&E Closes in on Energy Storage Goals

For California to meet its ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, developing more energy storage solutions appears to be an absolute necessity. On that front, San Diego Gas & Electric is ahead of schedule. SDG&E has just announced it signed five new contracts for local battery storage facilities totaling 83.5 megawatts. That number is […]

Animal Predatory Behavior Decreases Near Desert Wind Turbines, Study Finds

PALM SPRINGS, CA – A study conducted at the windmills near Palm Springs showed that predators are less likely to attack prey living near the wind turbines, including desert tortoises that burrow in the Coachella Valley. Researchers from the University of California, Davis and the U.S. Geological Survey employed motion-activated cameras facing the entrances of […]

DOE, GRID Complete 56 California Tribal Solar Installations

On April 22, nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Bishop Paiute Tribe at an Earth Day event marking the completion of 56 no-cost rooftop solar installations on tribal lands in California. GRID leveraged grants from the DOE and the California Public Utilities Commission’s Single-family Affordable Solar Housing […]

Hundreds Gather in Fontana to Express Concern about Proposed SCE Rate Increases

Hundreds of people gathered on the afternoon of May 9 at the Jessie Turner Center in Fontana to express their concern about proposed Southern California Edison rate increases. Most attendees were members of the Laborer’s International Union of North America (LiUNA), which claimed that if SCE’s proposal is approved, rates would be 53 percent higher […]

Sonoma Clean Power Play

What if the revolution came, and we missed it because we tossed out the announcement? Seems like that’s what happened last month, when PG&E customers in Mendocino County got word that the utility no longer has a monopoly on selling us electricity. Most people I talked to don’t remember getting the letter, didn’t read it, […]