The health plan and hospital network recently announced they’ll be adding solar electricity systems to fifteen buildings across the state of California as part of a large-scale, nationwide green initiative.
Beginning Monday, March 15, California residents interested in purchasing a new electric vehicle will receive a sizable rebate from the state’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project.
The United States Department of Energy is set to loan BrightSource Energy, the company behind the massive Ivanpah solar energy project in California’s Mojave Desert, over $1.37 billion to fund it.
Walmart recently expanded its commitment to solar energy with an installation covering about seven acres in Apple Valley, CA, providing a megawatt of power–enough to supply 20% of the energy needs of its nearby distribution center.
Lowe’s Home Improvement recently announced that they’ll be launching “Energy Centers” in 21 California stores aimed at helping customers measure and reduce their energy usage, and even generate renewable energy at home.
General Motor’s Chevrolet division announces more plans for its Volt electric vehicle, indicating it will be available late next year in California, among other early markets.
The California Energy Commission, in an expected move, voted unanimously to enact strong energy efficiency standards on television manufacturers selling TVs in that state.