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Ride the Winds of the Fires for Change to Sustainable Communities

Opinion: Quickly rebuilding 8,900 buildings destroyed by the fires as “Zero Net Energy” buildings — it’s impossible, right? Wrong; it’s cost-effective and not that hard, but requires community determination and leadership. We are at the fork in the road after fires destroyed over 8,900 buildings last month and killed over 40 neighbors in our community […]

Green-Energy Choice Comes to Agoura

The City of Agoura Hills said will take part in the L.A. County Community Choice Aggregation program, a green energy plan that gives residential and business customers the chance to buy energy from sustainable sources at purportedly lower costs. At the Nov. 8 Agoura Hills City Council meeting, four of the five council members voted […]

‘DRIVEtheARC’ EV Charging Corridor Completed in Northern California

DRIVEtheARC, a collaborative demonstration project to install a large corridor of electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations in Northern California, has completed deployment and marked a grand opening on the one-year anniversary of the project’s official launch. The project installed 55 new EV chargers at 25 locations spanning from Monterey to Lake Tahoe. A collaborative effort between […]

Say Goodbye to Southern California Edison? Coachella Valley Eyes New Electricity Providers

Riverside County residents may soon be able to buy electricity from a government-run energy program, at lower rates than those offered by Southern California Edison — depending on what state regulators decide next summer. The county’s board of supervisors voted Tuesday to submit a plan to state officials to start a community choice aggregator, or CCA, in which the county would buy […]

RSF School District Board Tackles Energy Storage

RANCHO SANTA FE — As power rates continue to climb, the Rancho Santa Fe School District continues to discuss alternative ways to save money. During the Oct. 5 monthly school board meeting, Superintendent David Jaffe introduced Bradley Johnson, director of finance, to present his research on battery storage solutions.    The topic was not a […]