California News Archives - 2011

January

California Adopts New Standards for More Efficient Lightbulbs
DOE and DOI Propose Solar Energy Zones in Six Western States
World's Largest Solar PV Project Receives DOE Loan Guarantee

February

DOE Finalizes Loan Guarantee for New Transmission Project in Southwest

March

BLM Lists 2011 Priority Renewable Energy Projects
California's Largest Utilities Hit 18% Renewables in 2010

April

California Boosts RPS to One-Third Renewables by 2020
California CSP Plant Gets $2.1 Billion DOE Loan Guarantee
DOE Finalizes $1.6 Billion Solar Loan Guarantee, Offers another $1.1 Billion PV Loan Guarantee

May

Los Angeles County and Energy Upgrade California Announce Winners of Home Energy Makeover Contest

June

DOE Offers $2 Billion Loan Guarantees for Concentrating Solar Power Plants

July

DOE Offers $4.5 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Three Solar Power Plants
Interior Department Approves Four Major Renewable Energy Projects

August

Arizona Solar Project Gets a $967 Million DOE Loan Guarantee
DOE Finalizes $197 Million Loan Guarantee for Solar Manufacturing Facilities
DOE Finalizes $852 Million Loan Guarantee for California Solar Plant
Interior Approves Transmission for California Solar Project
Interior Department OKs 550 Megawatt Solar Project in California
New Tool for Solar Homes SAVEs Homeowners from Guesswork
USDA Creates New Biomass Production Projects

September

California Governor Signs Renewable Energy Bills
California Solar Power Plant Backed by $1.2 Billion DOE Loan Guarantee

October

DOE Finalizes Seven Loan Guarantees Covering Solar, Bioenergy Projects
DOE Issues Report on Financing Solar Photovoltaic Systems for Schools

November

California Passes 1 Gigawatt Rooftop Solar Milestone: Study
Santa Barbara County Launches New Home Energy Upgrade Financing Program with Energy Department Support

December

San Francisco (CA) PUC Approves Green Power Program