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Canada's Conservative government has long made sound economic management the centerpiece of its claim to office.
San Diego-based Envision Solar International Inc. has hired former Allen & Co. LLC Managing Director Jack Schneider to be the newest memebr on its board of directors.
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced Wednesday that the U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the airport two separate certifications for its Terminal 2 expansion.
The San Diego City Council on April 8 unanimously approved two new programs to help local homeowners improve their energy and water efficiency.
NEW YORK -- Crowdfunding may supply the rooftop solar projects with $5 billion of investment within five years, more than 50 times the amount raised to date.
Genomatica, a San Diego developer of processes for making widely-used chemicals from alternative fuel feedstocks rather than petroleum, has been named a 2014 Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer.
April 1 (Bloomberg) -- A Hong Kong real-estate tycoon has spent the past year accumulating stakes in failing solar companies, piecing together what may become the biggest collection of photovoltaic factories in the world.
Borrego Solar Systems Inc. and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced a partnership to develop a 3.3-megawatt solar system at the airport.
TEMPE, Az. -- First Solar Inc., the largest U.S. solar-panel maker, is close to announcing agreements to supply its technology to remote mining projects in Australia to help resources companies save on fuel costs.
San Diego Gas & Electric, which invested in a Montana wind farm, is accusing the developer of fraud.
A dozen organizations have been recognized by the San Diego Association of Governments' iCommute program, which promotes alternatives to driving vehicles or driving them alone.
Only a few years after earning his bachelor's degree from San Diego State University, Jonathan Zaidman is on the move, promoting sustainability through his nonprofit, The 1:1 Movement. As the two-year-old organization's executive director, Zaidman's goal is to engage sustainable thinking in the portion of the population not already passionate about conservation. He considers himself both an entrepreneur and advocate, and is a self-described champion of San Diego.
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It's a given that a solar energy system will allow you to slash your monthly electric.
As November’s general election creates numerous possibilities for policy change both in San Diego and across the country, a group of executives from companies and groups involved in the expansion of solar energy systems discussed the state of their economies at a Daily Transcript roundtable.
As the number of buildings attaining LEED status in San Diego continues to rise, the definition of energy efficiency and the technologies that make for it continue to evolve.
In the aftermath of the summer bankruptcy of the government-backed California solar panel maker Solyndra, expectations among renewable energy wonks, who describe the company’s failure as an outlier among many successes, remain generally high. But some policy research analysts are more skeptical — not doubtful, but still skeptical.
Last week, millions in San Diego County found themselves without electricity in the wake of a multi-state blackout. But not everyone was without power.
Working in the energy business was never a goal for Lee Krevat, now the director of smart grid and clean transportation for San Diego Gas & Electric, and in fact was the result of a begrudgingly made career switch from Silicon Valley at the behest of his family.
It took eight years of operating in the red before Pearson Fuels began to turn a profit, but now that the alternative-fuels gas station and distributer is celebrating its 10th anniversary, it is finally seeing revenues in the multiple six-figure range, general manager Mike Lewis said. What’s his advice to others considering entering the market? “Don’t do it.”
When entering San Diego's business community about 30 years ago, Clint Walker’s aim had nothing to do with being in the solar business. His success as the co-founder and president of Southwestern Solar Systems since his entrance to the business in 2009 came about in much the same fashion his other major endeavors have.
Holly Smithson's thirst for action and results led her to CleanTECH San Diego, the industry association that was just being put together back then by Mayor Jerry Sanders and Jim Waring, its founder chairman.
When Cecilia Aguillon, director of marketing and government relations for Kyocera Solar Inc., immigrated to the United States from El Salvador as a teen, she grew into a young adult with a lofty goal in mind: to save the world.
Clint Walker from Southwestern Solar Systems explains the benefits of Solar Electric for your business.
Oct. 9, 2012 -- George Chamberlin talks with Sachu Constantine, director of policy at the California Center for Sustainable Energy, about the solar industry and what its impacts are on the region, state and country.
This edition focuses on new technologies and green building techniques that can aid in conserving water.
Learn about San Diego's first solar-powered community.
Learn about new options to finance solar energy systems, how retrofitting a swimming pool can reduce utility costs and local government’s latest commitment to become sustainable.
Learn about the latest eco-friendly innovations and how local businesses are trying to reduce their impact on the environment.
Read about local pioneers in environmental science, how electric cars are taking over San Diego’s streets, and why one Chargers player loves his Smart car.
From “green roofs” to sustainable surfboards, learn about the latest eco-friendly innovations and how local businesses are trying to reduce their impact on the environment.
Learn about the latest innovations in eco-friendly technology and how local businesses are going green.
Take a closer look at how businesses in various sectors throughout the region are embracing sustainability.
Explore some of the local companies and products driving green innovation.
Take a closer look at how businesses in various sectors throughout the region are incorporating the green lifestyle.