Category Archive: Press Releases

Feb 14

LED Lighting Retrofit

SCS Energy Solutions Announces The Completion of The LED Lighting Retrofit Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Two multi-level parking garages and subterranean guest parking floors were upgraded to energy efficient lighting. Existing fixtures were retrofit with state of the art SCS lighting products, and in many locations out of date …

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Feb 12

ABB and Nova Bus announce collaboration on electric transportation.

ABB and Nova Bus wish to satisfy the growing need for electric buses and charging infrastructure in North America February 9, 2017 – Cary, North Carolina – ABB, an engineering company specializing in automotive energy technologies and Nova Bus, the North American buses manufacturer and division of Volvo Buses, announced today a business collaboration that …

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Jan 27

Electric Vehicles Support in California

PG&E Submits $250 Million Proposal Expanding Support for Electric Vehicles in California   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for projects aimed at accelerating widespread electric vehicle adoption and combatting climate change. For the seven proposed projects, PG&E is requesting a …

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Jan 24

All Electric Bus Fleet For California Campus

UCI is first college in nation to convert to all-electric bus fleet Irvine, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 – The University of California, Irvine is poised to be the first college campus in the nation to convert its buses to an all-electric fleet. The student-funded and -operated Anteater Express shuttle service is acquiring 20 buses from BYD …

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Jan 19

Perry Should Focus on Clean Energy to Grow U.S. Economy and Cut Emissions

WASHINGTON (JANUARY 19, 2017)– Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold a hearing on the nomination of Gov. Rick Perry to be the Secretary of Energy. Following is a statement from Jennifer Layke, global director, Energy Program, World Resources Institute:  “In pursuing the nation’s top energy post, Rick Perry carries a …

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Jan 04

Escondido Charter High School Goes Solar with Baker Electric

Escondido Charter High School will save more than $108,926 the first year with 25-year solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) from Baker Electric Solar.   SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 4, 2017 — Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar company, recently designed and installed another successful commercial solar system, this time at Escondido Charter High School (ECHS). …

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Dec 13

Secretary Jewell Announces Milestones to Spur Renewable Energy and Transmission in the West

Cements partnership with State of California on onshore, offshore clean energy development; Approves two transmission lines to deliver energy across Southwest WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and create clean energy jobs, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced new steps with Western states to encourage …

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Dec 13

Secretary of Energy Should Embrace America’s Clean Energy Future

WASHINGTON (DECEMBER 13, 2016)– According to multiple media reports, President-elect Donald Trump will select Governor Rick Perry to lead the Department of Energy. Perry was governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015, and twice ran for president of the United States. As Secretary of Energy, he would lead the Department’s mission to “ensure America’s security …

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Oct 27

Rooftop Solar Panels For Arena

VIVINT SOLAR INSTALLS MORE THAN 2,700 ROOFTOP SOLAR PANELS AT VIVINT SMART HOME ARENA   Solar array represents one of the largest rooftop solar energy systems among indoor sports venues in the United States   http://origin-qps.onstreammedia.com/origin/multivu_archive/PRNA/ENR/Areahypew-music.mp4 Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR), a leading full-service residential solar provider, today announced the installation of more than 2,700 rooftop …

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Jul 27

Clean Energy in Puget Sound Region

SolTerra Recognized for Providing Jobs and Clean Energy in the Puget Sound Region Solar power is a booming business worldwide, and local installer SolTerra is among the companies recently named to an annual and well-recognized list of North America’s top solar contractors. SolTerra achieved a rank of 258 out of 500 solar companies. The Top …

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Jul 26

Solar Cost Calculator

Modernize Launches ModSun Solar Cost Calculator for Homeowners Nationwide Human-Centered Approach to Going Solar Leverages Industry-Leading Technology  Modernize, the online service that connects homeowners with contractors specializing in energy-efficient home improvement projects, today announced the launch of ModSun, an easy-to-use residential solar panel cost calculator focused on providing a transparent, human-centered approach to going solar. …

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Jun 21

End of Nuclear Power in California

California to cut all ties with nuclear power, looks to a clean energy future SAN FRANCISCO– Today, Pacific Gas & Electric announced that it will retire the Diablo Nuclear Generating Plant by 2025– putting an end to all nuclear energy in California. This settlement is yet another example of how serious Californians are about cutting …

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Apr 13

Solar Panels for Nevada Desert Project

SolarWorld to supply 17.5 megawatts of solar panels for Nevada desert project Project will be built from U.S.-made components   HILLSBORO, Ore., April 12, 2015 – SolarWorld, the largest U.S. crystalline silicon solar manufacturer for more than 40 years, is supplying 17.5 megawatts of its high-efficiency 72-cell solar panels for a project that the Valley …

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Apr 12

SOLAR INSTALLATION IN UVALDE AND KNIPPA, TEXAS

CON EDISON DEVELOPMENT JOINS CPS ENERGY TO DEDICATE ALAMO 5, A 990-ACRE SOLAR INSTALLATION IN UVALDE AND KNIPPA, TEXAS 118-MW DC/95-MW AC, 378,000-PANEL SOLAR FARM, LARGEST OPERATING DUAL-AXIS SOLAR PLANT IN NORTH AMERICA, SERVES GREATER SAN ANTONIO ConEdison Development (CED), one of America’s largest owners and operators of renewable energy infrastructure projects, today dedicated Alamo 5, a 118-MW DC/95-MW …

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Apr 11

Innovative Energy Storage Technology

JuiceBox Energy’s Innovative Energy Storage Technology is Game Changer for Nevada’s Solar Economics Las Vegas, NV, USA, April 11, 2016 – Nevada residents continue to seek alternative energy solutions for their homes that increase their use of renewable energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce their reliance on the centralized utility model, and provide daily economic returns …

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Apr 11

SolaTrim™ Provides Readymade Solution for Solar Pest Protection Requirements Added to 2015 Canadian Electrical Code

SolaTrim Barriers Meet New Protection Standards for Canadian Residential Solar Systems   SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 12, 2016) – SolaTrim™ LLC (www.solatrim.com), innovators in protective barriers to beautify and safeguard residential solar systems, today announced that the SolaTrim protective barriers are fully compliant with the solar system rodent protection requirements outlined in the recent 2015 update …

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Apr 08

Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry Projects Shine

Thanks to Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry, 85 more homes in the two villages will be generating their own solar power in coming months. The Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry campaign, which launched in October 2015, just concluded the residential part of its program, but commercial property owners still have until April 30 to sign a contract for solar. Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry is …

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Mar 21

Diverse Coalition Backs Plan for Deployment of Electric-Vehicle Charging Stations in Northern California

Today, the Sierra Club, along with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), and a diverse coalition of public interest groups, automakers, labor unions, and representatives of community choice aggregators and electric vehicle (EV) charging, submitted a proposed settlement to the California Public Utilities Commission to accelerate the deployment of EV charging stations across Northern California. The …

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Feb 16

LA Area Transit Agency Switches to Zero Emission Buses

Yesterday, the Antelope Valley Transit Agency, A Los Angeles County transportation agency, yesterday pledged to convert to an all-electric fleet of buses. There are 85 buses in this fleet, so this announcement represents one of the largest zero emission bus commitments in the US to date. Right now, oil leads to about 40% of the …

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Jan 28

Sierra Club Response to Rooftop Solar Net Energy Metering Decision

Ruling will facilitate more rooftop solar power in California SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to retain net energy metering, preserving a critical policy for the growth of rooftop solar power.  The decision requires new solar owners to enroll on time-of-use rates, a change that will encourage Californians to take up …

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