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The Center for Sustainable Energy will hold a workshop on Nov. 13 for homeowners who want to learn more about solar energy.
The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership’s Sustainability Program hosted this week its annual Sustainability Showcase and Expo at the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park.
Protection 1 has launched its solar arm, Brite Energy, in San Diego.
The chief environmental officer for the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bill Brown, on Tuesday addressed a small gathering at Scripps Institution of Oceanography about the bureau's role in its offshore energy mission and the Pacific region's work toward renewable energy development.
Envision Solar International Inc. has received multiple purchase orders for its electric vehicle charging station products totaling more than $2 million in less than 30 days.
A committee of the San Diego Association of Governments learned Friday that two projects associated with the $6.5 billion North Coast Corridor Project being administered by SANDAG and Caltrans could break ground within the next year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A San Francisco supervisor wants to require new buildings in the city to have solar panels, gardens or both on their roofs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Two out-of-state firms are suing Los Angeles, claiming a city panel violated the law in rejecting their plan to install an array of 3,500 solar cells on the northeast edge of the San Fernando Valley.
Last month, two things happened that could lead to California reversing its course of increasing oil imports, and matching the national trend of importing less oil .
San Diego Gas & Electric joined other California utilities his week in launching the 3rd annual Careers in Energy Week, a nationwide initiative to promote science, technology, engineering and math education.
The California Solar Initiative ran out of funds for residential solar installations earlier this year, eliminating one way homeowners had been able to offset an installation's cost.
The next wave of electric vehicles could be powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology as several car manufacturers gear up to launch new models.
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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.