CA Green Economy

CA Green Economy

CA Green Economy

CA Green Economy

California enters critical phase of nation-leading circular economy rules, overhauls recycling with plastic pollution and beverage container reforms

SACRAMENTO /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ – Taking action to address growing global plastic pollution while spurring innovation and job creation, California is launching new recycling regulations, reforms and funding to reduce single-use plastic waste in our state through cutting-edge technology, CalRecycle announced today. Paving the path for a circular-use economy that reuses materials and products for as long as possible, California today released draft regulations for the country’s strongest requirements for producers to cut single-use plastic waste.
EV Range Fast Chargers at Northstar Californi

EV Range and Liberty Partner to Bring Fast Electric Vehicle Charging to Northstar California Ski Resort

TRUCKEE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, EV Range and Liberty, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (NYSE: AQN), announce a unique three-way collaboration that brought four high-powered electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers to Northstar California ski resort, which is owned and operated by Vail Resorts. These are the first fast chargers in the Tahoe area located at a ski resort property.
EV Range Inc. Reduces Central California Range Anxiety

EV Range Inc. Reduces Central California Range Anxiety on Highway 101 with Faster Charging and Frictionless Payments

SOLEDAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EV Range, Inc., the leader in zero emission vehicle charging station management software solutions and installation services today announced the launch of new fast chargers for electric vehicles in Soledad, California. The EV market is quickly moving from early adopters to the mass market with EVs becoming a person's primary and only vehicle.
Talon Sustainable Ghost Net Products

Talon International Announces Launch of 100% Sustainable Ghost Net Products as Part of Ocean Plastic Cleanup Effort

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After years of meaningful development, Talon International is proud to announce the launch of its innovative Ghost Net Products. The company successfully developed a solution to improving marine habitats by collecting and recycling the surplus of plastic waste that has consumed our beloved oceans.
EV Solar Charging Carport

Electric Vehicle Solar Charging Carport Offered by SunnyCal Solar

JACKSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SunnyCal Solar Inc., a provider of innovative solar products, announces release of the new EV Solar Carport to provide independent charging power for Electric Vehicles.
HAGO Energetics

Hago Energetics Announces Participation in the NASA CO2 Conversion Challenge Phase 2

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hago Energetics Inc., a startup company focused on development of scalable solutions to climate change, announced today that it is a participant in the NASA CO2 Conversion Challenge. This Challenge seeks to make colonization on Mars possible for future generations.
Alegria Fresh - Growspan

Alegría Fresh and Impact Bioenergy Sign a Strategic Deal to Deliver Alegría Farmacy Plant-based Food and Energy Systems

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Erik Cutter, President and CEO of Alegría Fresh and Jan Allen, President and CEO of Impact Bioenergy are proud to announce the development of the Alegria Farmacy food production system.
WENTE Vineyards - California

Wente Vineyards Announces its 2019 Sustainable Winegrowing Report Card for Earth Day

LIVERMORE VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In honor of today's Earth Day 2019, Wente Vineyards is proud to share an updated series of green initiatives and programming, all of which reflect the winery's longstanding (136 years and counting!) and ongoing commitment to sustainable wine growing.
Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry

Calif. Bill Clarifying Sale of Hemp-Derived CBD Clears First Hurdle in California Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Legislation that would clarify that hemp-derived CBD is legal for manufacture, distribution and sale in California has been approved unanimously by the Assembly Committee on Health (ref: AB-228).
Rainbow Ridge - Lost Coast League

Investigation Launched into ‘Sustainability’ of Controversial Calif. Logging Plans, says Lost Coast League

PETROLIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Petrolia-based Lost Coast League (LCL) today announced that the growing controversy over Humboldt Redwood Co.'s (HRC's) plans to log virgin forests at Rainbow Ridge stepped up a notch when auditors for the highly regarded Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced they will be reviewing the "sustainable" certification associated with two of the company's key logging plans.
Department of General Services

New Data Shows California Ahead of Schedule in Meeting Governor Brown's Green Goals for 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- New data released today shows California is shrinking its environmental footprint and is ahead of schedule in meeting Governor...
Assemblymember Muratsuchi

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...
Assemblymember Muratsuchi

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...

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.
Orange County Great Park

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...

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.
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

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.
Calif. Governor Brown

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...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

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...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

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...

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.

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.

Calif. Governor Brown Highlights Clean Energy Manufacturing Jobs in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Friday joined business leaders and elected officials for the dedication of Soitec's North American headquarters in San Diego.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...