Clean energy

  • CLEANER, CHEAPER ELECTRICITY FROM SAN JOSÉ CLEAN ENERGY IS A WIN-WIN FOR OUR FAMILIES HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT

    One in eight Santa Clara County residents suffers from asthma. A recent study by Texas A&M University found that 35% of the asthma cases affecting children in Santa Clara County are caused by traffic-related air pollution. The need to transition away from fossil fuels is clear – smog, air...
  • California Senate Leader Introduces 100 Percent Clean Energy Measure

    SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) on Tuesday May 2nd introduced Senate Bill 100, The California Clean Energy Act of 2017, which puts the state on the path to 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2045. “California’s experience over the last decade offers hard...
  • What’s New in Efforts to Generate Electricity From Ocean Waves

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Wave power advocates cheered in September 2016 when Hawaii-based Naval researchers started feeding power from two experimental offshore wave energy devices into the grid on nearby Oahu, representing the first time the American public could access electricity derived from ocean waves. The trickle...
  • Proposed Power Plant May Face High-Level Opposition

    Suzanne Potter California News Service OXNARD, Calif. – A proposed new natural-gas power plant in Southern California faced concerted opposition at the Coastal Commission meeting this week. On Friday September 9, 2016, members took into consideration a recommendation by staff that the Puente Project be relocated away from the...
  • County Votes On Clean Energy

    Santa Clara County / CALIFORNIA The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors approved joining the Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority (SVCEA) at its Board meeting Tuesday. The County, along with the Cities of Cupertino, Mountain View, and Sunnyvale, are the four Sponsoring Partners creating a local Community Choice Energy...

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