Tag: San Diego

Obama-Backed Concentrating PV Plant Opens In San Diego

Concentrating photovoltaics and the Obama administration’s support for solar manufacturing are getting a big test in San Diego, starting now. Backed by $25 million in taxpayer money (and around five times that amount from private investors), Soitec on Wednesday officially… Read More
San Diego Zoo solar to EV charging

SD Zoo Solar-To-EV System Is The Real Deal

If you’re going to do a solar-to-electric-vehicle system, you might as well do it right. (This is a topic we explored in a story a few months ago.) Looks like the San Diego Zoo did it right. With 90 kilowatts… Read More
Vertical Farm, San Diego

A Vertical Farm For San Diego

It wasn’t so long ago we brought you word of the Plantagon, that ingenious Swedish innovation designed to bring large-scale urban agriculture to new and existing buildings on the vertical axis. Brandon Martella appears to have designed something along those… Read More

Green Development Has A Community Motivated

San Diego‘s Village at Market Creek is a classic example of the type of mixed-use development espoused by the field of New Urbanism, encompassing residential, commercial, and recreational spaces, connected via walkable streets and easy access to public transportation. It’s… Read More

EV Share car2go Zips To 6,000 San Diego Users

Daimler’s car2go electric car rental service is celebrating 100 days of service in San Diego with the announcement that more than 6,000 people have registered as members. The company had revealed its plans to set up operations in San Diego… Read More