California News Archives - 2009

January

President Obama Issues Orders on Fuel Economy and GHG Regulations

February

GM Tells Cities How to Prepare for Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles

March

U.S. Utilities Pursue Large-Scale Solar Power Facilities

April

California Adopts a Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

May

"Climate Positive" Urban Projects Slated for California and Florida
Interior Department Awards $15 Million for Forest Thinning on Public Lands
Department of Interior to Open Renewable Energy Offices in Four Western States

June

Federal Agencies to Assist with Clean Energy Development in the West

July

EPA Grants Greenhouse Gas Waiver to California
DOE Awards $454 Million for Clean Energy in 18 States
Interior Department Expedites Solar Energy Development in the West

August

First Commercial U.S. Solar Power Tower Launched by eSolar
DOE Funds Clean Energy Projects on Tribal Lands and Alaska Villages

September

DOE Delivers $354 Million for Energy Efficiency Projects in 22 States
California Accelerates its Pursuit of Clean Energy

October

Interior Department, California Launch Renewable Energy Initiative
California Expands its Rules for Feed-In Tariffs and Net Metering

November

ACEEE: California Leads the Country in Energy Efficiency Policies
BLM and CEC Release Draft EIS for the 400-MW Ivanpah Solar Project
Treasury Department Allocates $2.2 Billion in Bonds for Renewable Energy

December

California Approves New Energy Efficiency Standards for Televisions
California Releases Preliminary Rules for GHG Cap-and-Trade Program