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If you are looking for ways to minimize your carbon footprint, solar energy is the way to go. As a clean alternative to fossil fuels, solar power is reliable, non-polluting and an endless source of renewable energy. Why wait?  ...

By: Nevada County Left Coalition, April 13, 2019 May Day in Nevada County usually means maypoles and the coming of spring, but there’s another May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, that focuses on workers. It is this May Day that the Nevada County Left...

Cal Solar's own Martin Webb will be speaking on the history of Solar in Nevada County, and where we are headed. Saturday, April 13th, 1-4pm, doors open at 12:30pm @ Grass Valley Vets Hall Join us for an Educational Forum to explore climate change action and learn more...

March 24th, 2019 by Steve Hanley for cleantechnica.com Just before 3 o’clock in the afternoon, solar output peaked at 10,765 megawatts, the highest amount ever, though just a smidgen more than the previous record set last June. According to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), demand at that time,...

photo above by Kat Alves Founders of local family-owned company, Atmosphere Design Build take the challenging goal of Zero Net Energy seriously. Recently, they took the challenge to a personal level by applying their mission-driven high performance and holistic approach to the design and construction of their own solar-powered...

When a business mission and culture is that of environmentalism, it is a way of life for the entire team. Immersing the team in the broader environmental community is a philosophy of California Solar Electric Company (Cal Solar). “We are a values-driven company and we put worker...

  Penn Valley Fire fitted with solar panels It takes a lot of electricity to save lives. The cost to power first responder equipment had skyrocketed in recent years for Penn Valley Fire Protection District, totaling as much as $1500 per month. Until now. Late last year, a crew from...