California News Archives - 2011

January

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

February

DOE Finalizes Loan Guarantee for New Transmission Project in Southwest

March

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

April

California Boosts RPS to One-Third Renewables by 2020
DOE Finalizes $1.6 Billion Solar Loan Guarantee, Offers another $1.1 Billion PV Loan Guarantee
California CSP Plant Gets $2.1 Billion DOE 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
Interior Department OKs 550 Megawatt Solar Project in California
DOE Finalizes $852 Million Loan Guarantee for California Solar Plant
USDA Creates New Biomass Production Projects
DOE Finalizes $197 Million Loan Guarantee for Solar Manufacturing Facilities
Interior Approves Transmission for California Solar Project
New Tool for Solar Homes SAVEs Homeowners from Guesswork

September

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

October

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

November

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

December

San Francisco (CA) PUC Approves Green Power Program