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  • 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...
  • Ready to join the 21st century and commit to putting solar panels on the roof? Here’s Where to Start

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Good things may in fact come to those who wait. There’s never been a better time to go solar, given how much prices for panels have come down while efficiency in converting sunlight to electricity—even in less-than-sunny locales—has risen dramatically. Of course, you...
  • 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...
  • Big Win for Solar

    Suzanne Potter/ California News Service In a big win for rooftop solar in California, the state Public Utilities Commission last week rejected big fee increases and cuts to reimbursement rates – changes sought by the big three utility companies. In a decision supported by consumer groups, the rooftop-solar industry and...

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