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GE Launches New Energy Company: Current

After launching its new energy company, Current, General Electric has a firm grip on how the evolution of clean, efficient, and smart energy platforms impacts businesses worldwide. The new company combines GE’s LED, solar, energy storage, and electric vehicle businesses, its Predix platform to provide cost-effective, and efficient energy solutions to its customers. Jeff Immelt, […]

October 9th

California Homeowners Becoming Conservation HEROes

Now widely available in California, Renovate America’s HERO program is the fastest-growing energy efficiency financing program throughout the United States. Since 2011, the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity HERO program has funded over $500 million in homeowner property upgrades in California alone. HERO funding is offered through the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, and is […]

March 18th

San Francisco Home Energy Program To Restart

A residential energy program that supports solar power, energy-saving windows and doors, insulation, heating and cooling, roofing and water conservation will be reinstated in San Francisco. Spring of 2015 is when applications will first be accepted. The Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) makes these investment opportunities more affordable by financing them through an extra property […]

December 29th

Where The Sun Doesn’t Shine, Be Efficient

Solar energy is wonderful, but it’s just on one side of the electricity equation. Our electricity supply needs to be green, but we also need to cut our electricity use a great deal. There is no scenario for adequately tackling global warming and catastrophic climate change that doesn’t involve tremendous improvements in energy efficiency. While […]

November 21st

California Grid To Add Almost 100% Solar Power In 2H 2013

Herman Trabish of Greentech Media has happened across a pretty interesting find — 97% of new electricity generation capacity in line to be added to the California grid in the second half (2H) of 2012 is from solar power projects. This is according to the California Independent System Operator (the ISO), as published in the 2012 Annual Report on […]

May 23rd