Viewing: Commercial Solar

University Report Says Solar Can Have Significant Jobs Impact

A recent report was released by an Iowa State University research showing solar having a significant jobs impact. We think that Iowa is not only soon to be know for its tall corn and presidential politics but also as a leader in renewable energy. Wind as well as solar is really getting a foothold in […] Read more

Solar Installers Complete 1 Million Panel Mega Power Plant

California is steadfast in its drive to be the first state in the nation to draw 20% of its energy from solar and other renewable power sources. To that end, Sempra Energy companies solar installers have completed their Copper Mountain power plant and it is operational. The 775,000-panel plant is producing around 48 megawatts of […] Read more

California Christmas Gift From Voters. Victory For Solar Energy

Californians have a right to celebrate. Prop 23 went down in flames, with 61% of voters against it and 39% in favor. Additionally, California was handed triple victories with the defeat of prop 23, election of Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer. Solar and renewable energy jobs may only be a drop in the bucket in […] Read more

Proposed Solar Farm Has San Benito California Ranchers Hopping Mad

The same mild temperatures that make San Benito, just south of the San Francisco Bay, an agricultural haven make it an ideal location for solar. Solargen Energy wants to build a 400 megawatt (Yea, that’s really big) solar power facility the area that supports several ranchers and organic farmers. The project would deliver clean solar […] Read more

Amtrak Orders 70 Green Locomotives With Solar Panels To Be Built In Sacramento

Sacramento Green Solar News – Whats cooler than a new Amtrak train that runs more efficient that cars or planes with regenerative braking? How about an Amtrak train with solar panels on the roof. Not cool enough? OK, how about 70 of them to be built in Sacramento California! Read More – Moving a passenger […] Read more

Clean Energy Laws Keep California’s Green Economy Growing

California Clean Energy AB 32 is California’s landmark law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and move us away from dirty fossil fuels toward a clean energy future. According to a new study by the Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment at the University of California Berkley Law school, passing Prop. 23, and thus halting […] Read more

California Solar Wineries Sizzle With Clean Power

Solar powered wineries are using the energy from the sun to not only grow grapes, but also to off-set their electric need for tasting rooms, production and on site residences. In California, Napa leads the way, but up and down the state many wineries are jumping into solar, installing panels and finding out the benifits […] Read more

Europe Explores Idea of Using Solar Electricity From Sahara Desert.

Solar News – I suppose its because Europe has a such a long history of reinventing itself that you could understand why they continue to be so far ahead of America when it comes to sustainable energy. Solar, nuclear and wind power are powering Europe successfully everyday driven by the recognition of the true cost […] Read more

Sacramento SMUD AGAIN… leads the way in California offering solar rebates to area commercial business.

Sacramento Solar News – Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is always on the front page with some innovative program designed to add more solar panels for homes and businesses. They are now offering special energy rebates to boost solar for small commercial business. Traditionally Sacramento has had some of the lowest electrical rates in California […] Read more

Sacramento Is Tops In Per-Capita Solar Energy Capacity

Sacramento California Solar News – The sun never shined brighter in Sacramento as now with some solar statistical information was added to the regions numbers. Sacramento established itself long ago as a leader in solar energy deployment both from a utility standpoint and also helping local Sacramento homes and businesses install solar. Read More Solar […] Read more

Future of Solar in California is Big, But There Are Obstacles

California Solar News – Renewable energy in general and solar energy and wind electrical generation in particular have a bright future, that is a long as we keep electing forward thinking politicians. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s commitment to solar and other green iniatives have been a source of irritation to some in the Grand Old […] Read more

Renewable Energy Jobs are the Way out of this. Com-on California Lets Lead The Way!

California Renewable Energy News – The Wall Street Journal calls California the hub of this “economic slowdown”. I am sure they are right. Housing is the backbone of this country and California has alway lead the country in permits and construction jobs. We must reinvent ourselves and quickly expand the renewable energy industry to get […] Read more

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