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How Rollover Solar Credits Make A Difference In California

California’s solar rollover-credit program is creating quite a buzz across California. More commonly know as “net energy metering,” the solar rollover-credit program is helping Californians install solar on their homes and businesses as part of the state’s transition from dirty… Read More

California Energy Efficiency A National Role Model

California’s 40 years of remarkable success in using energy efficiency to avoid dirty power generation and save utility customers billions, as detailed in a new NRDC fact sheet released recently, offers valuable lessons to help meet President Obama’s groundbreaking climate… Read More
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749,088 Solar Panels In Place At California Site

It’s the equivalent of, oh, about 50,000 home solar photovoltaic systems – 749,088 panels. They’re all in place now in San Luis Obispo County at the 250-megawatt California Valley Solar Ranch. SunPower, builder and the operator of the plant for… Read More
The 75-year-old racetrack will close at the end of racing season to make way for a new eco-friendly community. Image via A/N Blog.

Hollywood Park To Be Reborn As Green Community

For 75 years, the Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, Calif., has played a major role in the a history of Southern California horse racing, hosting such thoroughbred winners as Seabiscuit, Citation, Affirmed and Ferdinand. After the end of this season,… Read More
Artist's rendering of the planned West Valley campus that will cater to 3,400 students. Image via HGA Architects and Engineers.

Oasis Of Green Education To Appear In The Desert

Communities that are located in harsh climates – such as one of the driest spots in North America – are often criticized for the enormous resources that are expended to make the climate fit for humans. Palm Springs, Calif., often… Read More