As the state’s solar rebate program draws to a close, a local solar power installer is offering San Diegans a new incentive option, and will be holding a series of seminars detailing its program through Oct. 31.
The San Diego Association of Governments has added 75 acres to its combination of open-space habitats around the county with the recently announced purchase of two pieces of land, one in North County and one in Otay Mesa.
San Diego commemorated Earth Day on April 22 in Balboa Park. With masses amassed and wares sold and unsold, the chaotic, meandering celebration of our most generous of mothers, our Earth, donned the appearance of a large, happy flea market. Still, the lessons of this Earth Day, EarthFair 2012, remain many and distracting and confusing.
Through a new campaign launched April 22, which was by no mere coincidence also Earth Day, the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce double-downed its efforts, calling for businesses, cities and individuals across the nation to pledge support for “socially-responsible business.”
RICHMOND, Va. -- Pursuing a portfolio of renewable power sources such as solar, biomass and wind power to satisfy Virginia's energy appetite through 2035 would create tens of thousands more jobs than relying on either coal or natural gas, a George Mason University study concludes.
San Diegans may be at risk of more than just losing power because of the San Onofre power plant's downed status. San Diego Gas & Electric customers may also lose money if they have to share in the cost of repairing the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
Today’s craft professional must constantly keep up with changes in technology and the latest principles in their field. ABC San Diego’s Apprenticeship Training Trust is committed to giving its students cutting edge instruction making them competitive in an ever-changing industry.
SAN DIEGO — USS Ford (FFG 54) successfully transited from the ship's homeport in Everett, Wash., to San Diego last month using 25,000 gallons of a 50/50 algae-derived, hydro-processed algal oil and petroleum F-76 blend in the ships LM 2500 gas turbines.
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.
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.
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.
In 2007, executives at Baker Electric decided to take a chance on a budding industry. After taking some lumps out of the gate, Baker's emergence into the solar electric installation market is becoming a regular and important part of its business.
Some people look at buildings and see a combination of wood, steel and mortar with a number of things inside to make them more comfortable and workable — lighting, computers and maybe a few windows, even if they can't be opened.
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.
Oct. 6, 2010 -- Sept. 23, 2010 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin speaks with David Steel, CEO of Green Chamber of San Diego County, and Sidnee Chong, owner of EcoPackStore LLC, about green businesses.