California wildfire is a final warning

(USA) "This is not the new normal; this is the new abnormal," California Governor, Jerry Brown, said of the fires devastating the state. What is happening in California is terrible: the fire is the most d...

California in 100% clean power pledge

California's Assembly has backed a bill to transition the State to 100% clean power by 2045 - and increase the 2030 target from 50% to 60%. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr now has until the end of September to s...

California home to solar revolution

(USA) The California Energy Commission agreed Wednesday that new homes built in the state from 2020 must include solar panels. We reported earlier this week that the Commission was voting on the issue Wed...

Californian homes to incorporate solar

(USA) The California Energy Commission will decide this week if the majority of new homes built in California should be mandated to include solar panels from 2020. California has plenty of sun to take adv...

Californian buses switch to biofuels

(USA) It was announced today that a fleet of public transport buses in California is to begin running entirely on a 'low-carbon biofuel' made from waste and residues. The Western Contra Costa Transit Auth...

Scientists select new solar sites

A new study in America has highlighted the importance of selecting sites for solar farms that don't impinge on farmland. With a growing global population, the agriculture industry has a pivotal role to play ...

Californians urged to back renewables

The Californian State Assembly will vote on a bill next week on whether or not to shift to 100% clean energy by 2045. A number of Californian politicians and community leaders have signed a letter backing th...

Solar will shine during eclipse

(USA) Innovative battery storage systems will help keep the lights on in California next week during a rare solar eclipse, an industry body has confirmed. The solar eclipse next Monday morning is expected...

California rides clean energy wave

A multi-million dollar initiative in Californian is aiming to support clean energy innovations. The Energize California programme, backed by $5 million in funding from the California Energy Commission, will ...

Meat-free burgers grow in popularity

(CALIFORNIA) An American producer of burgers made from plant proteins is now selling its meat-free alternative in hundreds of Safeway stores across California. https://twitter.com/BeyondMeat/status/868106...