San Diego

Renewable Energy Update – June 2016

New Combined Electricity Project Connect Spain and France

Federal regulators adequately addressed whether a proposed wind turbine project near San Diego would adversely impact migratory birds and global warming.

Renewable Energy Update – May 2015

New Combined Electricity Project Connect Spain and France

U.S. wildlife managers on Wednesday again proposed granting 30-year permits to wind farms that would forgive them for thousands of eagle deaths expected during that time frame from collisions of the birds with turbines, towers, and electrical wires.

Wall Street Rallies On Positive Jobs Report

Wall Street sold off on Monday, pulled lower by further weakness in oil prices as energy shares led declines, with major indexes retreating after last week’s strong gains. [Reuters] San Diego is the largest city in the country to commit to using only renewable energy over the next 20 years and now faces the decision… Keep reading →

1.4 Million Affected By Massive Power Outage In California, Arizona And Mexico

With a unanimous City Council vote, San Diego, has become the largest American municipality to transition to using 100 percent renewable energy. [The NY Times] Congressional negotiators scrambled to bridge energy policy differences and strike a deal for a $1.15 trillion spending bill. [Yahoo News] Even after a steady drop in energy prices through the… Keep reading →

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Sustainable infrastructure designer and developer Envision Solar International began a two-week trail of its EV ARC solar electric vehicle charging station yesterday at San Diego International Airport. The charging station is mobile, fully autonomous, and available for use free of charge for plug-in hybrids and EVs. There is a one-hour time limit during the trial… Keep reading →