Tag: San Francisco


An E-Cycle Line For Cops And Crazies

San Francisco-based BRD Motorcycles seems to want to cultivate an outlaw image for their newly released line of electric motorcycles. Their website is peppered with language that might lead one to believe that they play fast and loose with local… Read More
Transamerica Pyramid

San Francisco’s Big Green Pyramid

The Transamerica Pyramid has been a San Francisco icon since 1972, and in 2009, it became a green icon as well, achieving LEED Gold status. But why stop there? The property owner, Transamerica Pyramid Properties, recently announced that the building… Read More

EcoCenter Is Window Into Possibilities For Home

By E.Q. Lam, Sierra Club Green Home The EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park is San Francisco’s first building that is completely off the power grid. It features on-site solar energy generation, rainwater collection, and sewage treatment—taking advantage of the sun,… Read More

Cleantech Startups, Here’s Your Chance

Calling all cleantech entrepreneurs! If you’re a cleantech startup in need of capital (and who isn’t?), here’s your chance: Greenstart, a company that provides funding and mentoring to cleantech startups is looking for you. Greenstart announced that applications for its… Read More

Green Accelerator Opens in San Francisco

A startup accelerator that just opened in San Francisco with a focus on the cleantech industry is out of the chute with a lineup of four companies considered “fast” startups. These are companies that backer Greenstart figures will begin generating… Read More
Hertz, Marriott, Electric Cars, Electric Vehicle, Car Rental

EV Rentals At Marriott Through Hertz

Hertz, which recently started offering electric bicycle rentals, and Marriott hotels are partnering to give travelers electric vehicle options while in the San Francisco area. Overnight guests at the San Francisco Marriott Waterfront, or dinner guests in the hotel’s restaurant,… Read More
Solar@Work, San Francisco solar power initiative

S.F. Puts Solar In Reach For Small Businesses

San Francisco is moving to make renewable energy more affordable to small businesses, launching a group-rate purchase program that the city hopes will allow businesses and commercial property owners to actually pay less for electricity by going solar. Solar@Work was… Read More