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Phil, Anne and Jackson Starr owners of Sierra Starr Winery pictured at their end of the year sparking wine event Phil Starr is a big fan of solar. Starr is owner, along with his wife Anne and son Jackson, of Sierra Starr Winery. “We’ve had solar at...

Photo: Chris Maher, General Manager of the BriarPatch Co-op pictured next to the array in front of the store. Grocery stores generate very high energy usage. When you consider the ongoing lighting, technology, and warming and cooling in every department, the bills can be astronomical. Such was the...

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...