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Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Bill Cutting Byzantine California Solar Rooftop Permitting Procedures for Homeowners – AB 2188

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Hardhat-wearing solar installers, local business leaders, and elected officials gathered at the Torrance Chamber of Commerce today to celebrate the signing of a bill to streamline permitting for residential rooftop solar energy systems. Assembly Bill 2188, by Torrance Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi, will cut “red tape” permitting procedures in over five […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown signs California Bill to Increase Electric Vehicle Charging Stations – AB2656

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 2565, authored by Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D–Torrance), a measure that will remove impediments to the installation of electric vehicle charging stations on private property. Under the newly-signed Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Act, if a tenant wants to install an electric […]

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Alegria Farm announced today it has partnered with Orange County Produce to offer a locally grown organic summer vegetable box

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Alegria Farm announced today it has partnered with Orange County Produce, LLC, to offer a locally grown, certified organic, freshly harvested summer vegetable box. Delivering on its promise to offer the freshest produce available, Alegria Fresh’s vegetable box is delivered within 24 hours of harvest and can be customized to suit individual tastes.

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Solar Decathlon 2013: Foundation for the Great Park becomes Title Sponsor of Powerful Ideas Symposium at the XPO

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Wednesday, The Foundation for the Great Park announced that it has committed $25,000 to become the Title Sponsor of the Powerful Ideas Symposium at the XPO, a clean, renewable and efficient energy exposition hosted alongside the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 this October 3-6 and October 10-13 […]

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Insurance coverage for Solar Panels can now be easily verified online with PowerGuard Solar Panel Program Warranty Verification Portal

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services today announced the launch of their Solar Panel Program Warranty Verification Portal, accessible from their Web site. The Warranty Verification Portal was developed to help those purchasing panels from PowerGuard’s solar manufacturing clients verify the existence of extended warranty coverage.

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Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Secures Funding for Cutting Edge Piezoelectricity Project

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — After two years of work, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) has found a new partner in the fight for green transportation and domestically produced alternative energy. Building on an idea of Gatto’s, the California Energy Commission (CEC) has announced that it will fund preliminary research on the potential of using California’s roadways to generate green electricity.

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Calif. Governor Brown Dedicates Sunrise Powerlink Transmission Line

ALPINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today dedicated the Sunrise Powerlink transmission line in San Diego County, which will deliver millions of kilowatt hours of renewable energy, strengthen grid reliability during hot summer months and help California meet its renewable energy goals. “The Sunrise Powerlink is an extraordinarily sophisticated technology that […]

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SF Mayor Lee Announces Completion of SFPUC HQ – North America’s Greenest Urban Office Building

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) officially unveiled its completed headquarters building at 525 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco. The 525 Golden Gate Headquarters is one of the few buildings in the world built to LEED Platinum standards and is […]

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San Francisco, China’s NDRC Sign Agreement to Strengthen Ties in Sustainability

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that San Francisco signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the 3rd Annual US-China Energy Efficiency Forum in Beijing, China with the Chinese government’s top economic planning body, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). San Francisco’s signing partner for the MOU about sustainable […]

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Hydroponic Vertical Farm Demonstration Center in Laguna Beach planned by EnviroIngenuity

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EnviroIngenuity’s urban hydroponic vertical farming division today announced plans to develop a hydroponic vertical farming demonstration center in Laguna Beach. The Verti-Gro system, featured at the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida for the last 16 years, will be employed at the new demonstration facility.

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San Francisco Taxis Surpass Emissions Goal with a 49 percent reduction of GHG emissions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), Department of the Environment and San Francisco taxi industry leaders announced that San Francisco’s taxis have exceeded the 2008 goal of reducing the average per-vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20 percent from 1990 levels by 2012.

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Calif. Governor Brown Celebrates Grand Opening of CODA’s Global Headquarters in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined business leaders and elected officials for the grand opening of CODA’s global headquarters in Los Angeles. CODA is a clean energy technology company and a leading developer of electric vehicles and energy strorage. It is one of the fastest growing companies in the Los Angeles area.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Acts to Help Californians Save Money and Clean the Air with Solar Power

FOWLER, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Last Thursday (Sept. 22), on a day when the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District issued its third dirty air alert in a week, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. visited Marshall Elementary School in Fowler and signed three bills that bolster the state’s commitment to clean energy.

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San Francisco Named ‘Greenest’ City in North America by North American Green Cities Index

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Thursday (June 30) announced that San Francisco has received the distinction as the “greenest” city in North America in the first North American Green Cities Index. Announced at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival, San Francisco was ranked ahead of New York, Seattle, Denver […]

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Calif. Governor’s Office of Economic Development Director Joel Ayala Issues Statement on Clean-tech Job Growth Report

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GoED) Director Joel Ayala today issued the following statement regarding the release of Green Capital Alliance’s report titled, “Advancing the Clean Energy Economy in California’s Capital Region.” “Today, the Green Capital Alliance released a clean-tech job growth report indicating that the Sacramento region has led […]

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California’s Green Economy Focus of New Report – Highlights Growth of the Green Economy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California’s green economy is the focus of a newly released report by the California State Assembly Select Committee on California’s Green Economy, Chaired by Assemblymember Pedro Nava (D-Santa Barbara). “My committee wanted to find out what the state can do to spur investment and growth in its Green Economy. The […]

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