News Release | Environment California

President Obama Announces Clean Technology Tax Credit Awards to Spur Clean Energy Manufacturing

Seven California companies get a combined $235 million for solar manufacturing from technology tax credit awards.

News Release | Environment California

President Obama Announces Clean Technology Tax Credit Awards to Spur Clean Energy Manufacturing

Sacramento—President Obama announced today that the Department of Energy will issue $2.3 billion in clean energy manufacturing tax credits from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act– the vast majority of which will be used to spur more energy efficient buildings and wind, solar, and fuel cell power.

News Release | Environment California

Sonoma Given “Solar Champion” Award

Environment California awarded Mayor Steve Barbose and the City of Sonoma with a “2009 Solar Champion” award for having one of the largest concentrations of solar power in the state.

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Sonoma Given “Solar Champion” Award

Sonoma – Environment California awarded Mayor Steve Barbose and the City of Sonoma with a “2009 Solar Champion” award for having one of the largest concentrations ofsolar power in the state. According to Environment California, Sonoma has more than 250 solar roofs totaling more than 3,000 kilowatts of solar power capacity. This solar power concentration ranks Sonoma 5th in the state for solar power per capita.

News Release | Environment California

California Adopts Nation’s First Energy Efficiency Standards for TVs

The California Energy Commission (CEC) passed the nation’s first energy efficiency standards for televisions. The standards are expected to save consumers an estimated $1 billion per year, cut smog-forming air pollution by 876 tons per year and cut global warming pollution by more than 3 million tons per year.

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