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Transforming the UC’s Energy Portfolio

Solar development has contributed significantly to the UC system’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2025, and UC Davis has played a major role in this progress. However, more challenges still lie ahead to achieve a balance between environmental and economic sustainability. According to its website, the South Campus Large Solar Power Plant, which became active […]

Renewable Energy Potential in Humboldt Includes Offshore Wind

Residents of Humboldt County have a long-standing commitment to environmental sustainability—including sustainable energy. In spite of our often foggy weather, Humboldt County has one of the highest per-capita number of photovoltaic (PV) systems in California. This past May, the Humboldt County government, through the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA), took over control of the electricity […]

Batteries Could Replace Three California Power Plants

Three California power plants burning fossil fuels might be replaced with batteries, under a proposal state utility regulators will discuss in January. If approved by the California Public Utilities Commission, the proposal would direct Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to search for energy storage projects that could replace the output of the three plants, two […]

Pomona City Council Calls for More Info on Green Energy Program

Pomona wants more time to join a Los Angeles County-based community choice aggregation program for electricity options. City Council members directed city staff members Monday night to contact representatives of the program and request additional time to join the Los Angeles Community Choice Energycommunity choice aggregation program, or LACCE. Council members also asked staff to conduct research on […]

Cities Line up to Join LA County’s New Clean-Energy Provider

A new Los Angeles County program that promises members cheaper electricity rates and cleaner power is catching on quickly. Sixteen cities have signed on to the fledgling Los Angeles Community Choice Energy, founded in April with a directive by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The nonprofit program offers Southern California Edison customers an alternative option […]