California News Archives - 2008

February

California Approves Feed-In Tariffs for Renewable Energy Systems
Western Governors to Speed Development of Alternative Fuels
Los Angeles Breaks Ground on Nation's Largest City-Owned Wind Farm
California Regulators Reward Utilities for Pursuing Energy Efficiency

April

Northern California Utility Draws on Renewable Natural Gas
California Utility to Install 250 Megawatts of Solar Panels
Los Angeles Approves an Aggressive Green Building Ordinance
California Agency Reduces Zero-Emission Vehicle Requirements
California Utility Inks Deal for Nearly 1,500 Solar Homes
Large-Scale Solar Thermal Power Projects Planned for California

May

Offshore Wind and Ocean Energy Testing Allowed Off Five States' Coasts

June

San Francisco Launches Nation's Largest Municipal Solar Incentive
DOE to Identify Western Transmission Needs for Renewable Energy in 11 Western States

July

Report: California Utilities Lead the Nation in Solar Energy
California Gains its First Combined Hydrogen and Gasoline Station
California Proposes a Path to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions
California Establishes Statewide Green Building Standards

August

PG&E Signs Contracts for 800 Megawatts of Solar Photovoltaic Power

September

California Governor Signs an Array of Renewable Energy Bills
San Francisco Approves a Tough Green Building Standard
California Adopts a Long-Term Energy Efficiency Plan

October

California Utility Connects 25,000 Net Metered Solar Customers
California Releases Plans to Cut its Greenhouse Emissions
Ausra Opens its First Concentrating Solar Power Plant in California

November

California Streamlines Approvals for Renewable Energy Projects
Boulder Voters Follow Berkeley with Clean Energy Financing
California Regulators Reject Finavera Wave Power Contract
California Voters Approve Funding for High-Speed Rail System
California Approves $1 Billion for Low-Income Energy Efficiency
California and Oregon Build an Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

December

Company Proposes Ocean Energy Projects in Six States
California Approves a Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
California Gains its First Large LNG Fuel Production Plant
Los Angeles Pursues 1,300 Megawatts of Solar Power by 2020