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PG&E was damned Tuesday by Placerville city leaders, with the City Council unanimously voting to send a vociferous “letter of condemnation” to the power company that turned off the lights Sunday, Oct. 14 as an ostensible wildland fire prevention tactic. Most of El Dorado County...

Supporting products from solar farms is one way you can support clean energy! The "solar apiary": the innovative combination of solar farm plus wildflower plantings plus beekeeping plus marketing direct to consumers was a neat way to communicate one of the powerful benefits of clean energy—namely, that...

With 2019 fast approaching, and decreasing tax credits on the horizon, now is the time to schedule your free feasibility survey with Cal Solar. We have all the information you’ll need on solar, including important details on the federal tax credits and special financing. While deadlines are...

The Sahara desert is expanding, and has been for at least a century. It's a phenomenon that seems impossible to stop. But it hasn't stopped at least one group of scientists from dreaming of a way to do it. And their proposed solution, a grand scheme...

California is ready to remake the U.S. West -- or at least its power grid. The legislature is considering a plan to expand a grid serving 30 million Californians to encompass as many as 13 other Western states -- if they choose to join the effort....

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — A new solar project has been announced for the Nevada desert near Las Vegas, one that investors say will produce 690 megawatts of electricity. Investment group Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners announced Monday the Gemini Solar Project, which will be built on federal land...

Remember Keystone XL, America’s favorite zombie pipeline? TransCanada’s long-resisted pipeline, intended to carry crude tar sand oil from Canada to Steele City, Nebraska, has been in the works since 2008, but construction still hasn’t started. The project continues to be hit with protests, lawsuits, and seemingly endless postponements. Activists are...