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Our View: The Choice seems clear in Apple Valley

The Town of Apple Valley held public information meetings last week about its new Choice Energy program, attracting large crowds of interested residents. Though a few seem to see conspiracies and ulterior motives in just about anything the Town Council is involved in, for us this state-approved program seems like a win-win for residents and […]

A Definitive Guide to Community Choice Aggregation – and whether San Diego will do it

San Diego has ambitious plans to fight climate change. The plan depends on getting all electricity from renewable resources. That could set up a showdown between the city and Sempra Energy, the parent company of San Diego Gas & Electric. SDG&E gets most of its electricity by burning natural gas. Unless the company stops selling gas-fired power […]

Central Valley Solar Activity Cooling

Tulare County construction activity is slowing down and new solar permits are following suit.  Within the commercial numbers there has been a big drop seen in permits for solar panel in the county in 2017 versus 2016. In the residential sector permits for 643 solar units were issued in early 2016 versus just 247 so far this […]

Let the Sun Shine! Visitor Center in Lone Pine Turns on Solar System

The Inyo National Forest is pleased to announce that the solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the Eastern Sierra Visitor Center in Lone Pine was turned on in December. This system should meet nearly 100% of the facility’s electrical demand. “The solar photovoltaic system installation at the visitor center in Lone Pine exemplifies the Forest Service’s commitment to leading by […]