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Clean Power is Coming to Santa Monica

Published: 
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 12:50pm

In October, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a report warning that if global carbon emissions are not significantly reduced by 2030, the world will experience more intense climate change and extreme weather. 

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Is California going the way of Germany when it comes to energy?

Published: 
Mon, 11/26/2018 - 12:07pm

One place possesses the fourth-largest economy in the world. Another is home to the fifth-largest.

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California to rely on 100% clean electricity by 2045 under bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown

Published: 
Tue, 09/11/2018 - 5:54pm

All of California’s electricity will come from clean power sources by 2045 under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, the latest in a series of ambitious goals set by the state to combat the effects of climate change.

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The world's largest solar farm rises in the remote Egyptian desert

Published: 
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 1:17pm

In 1913 on the outskirts of Cairo, an inventor from Philadelphia named Frank Shuman built the world’s first solar thermal power station, using the abundant Egyptian sunshine to pump 6,000 gallons of water a minute from the Nile to irrigate a nearby cotton field.

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The roiled solar power market shows how Trump's tariffs can disrupt an industry

Published: 
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 2:04pm

A 30% U.S. tariff on imported solar panels put in place last winter should have caused prices here to jump.