Archive for January, 2008

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Solar power bill passes state Assembly

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

SACRAMENTO — A bill intended to encourage the use of solar power passed the state Assembly by a vote of 55-12 on Tuesday. Read More

Chevron Finishes 1st Solar Project Phase (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Chevron Corp. said Thursday it completed the first phase of a $35.2 million solar-power project installation at the Contra Costa Community College District in California. Read More

Chevron Energy Solutions Completes First Phase of North America’s Largest Solar Power Project in Higher Education (Centre Daily Times)

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Chevron Energy Solutions, a unit of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), and the Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) today announced the completion of the first phase of the largest solar power installation ever constructed for an institution of higher learning in North America. The project is the highlight of a multi-facility energy efficiency and solar program [...]

Chevron Energy Solutions Completes First Phase of North America’s Largest Solar Power Project in Higher Education (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

SAN PABLO, Calif.—-Chevron Energy Solutions, a unit of Chevron Corporation , and the Contra Costa Community College District today announced the completion of the first phase of the largest solar power installation ever constructed for an institution of higher learning in North America. Read More

Thermoelectrics blows hot and cold (Guardian Unlimited)

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Science & environment: Technology could prove greener way to power cars – if it could get research funding here Read More

Neighbors Battling Over Solar Panels And Trees (CBS 13 Sacramento)

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

It’s green versus greener, a battle over redwood trees blocking solar panels. Richard Treanor planted the trees in his yard 11 years ago, but neighbor Mark Vargas says they reduce the amount of electricity the panels can generate. Read More

Super sports cars with a touch of ‘green’ (EARTHtimes.org)

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Detroit – Buyers of the super sports cars are mostly looking at speed and fun but the environmental debate has also had its effects on this niche market with several manufacturers now offering cars that promise both a clear green conscience and hig… Read More

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