California just took a major step toward addressing the powerful role of concrete in climate change. Governor Newsom has signed the first bill in the country focused on cutting greenhouse gas emissions from cement, the glue that holds concrete together.
Cement making in California “is the second-largest source of industrial carbon pollution after oil and […]
The California Energy Commission accelerated permitting for large energy storage projects to address the increasing risk of power shortages during intense heat. It also awarded millions of dollars in clean energy grants, including $5 million to a solar plus storage project that uses second life electric vehicle batteries...
The Los Angeles County District Attorney charged a former state senator, a City of Industry former city manager, and two others with embezzling millions of dollars intended for a large solar project study. The four men allegedly siphoned up to $20 million from a study on the suitability of a 450 MW solar farm […]
As the Dixie wildfire in Butte and Plumas counties linked to a tree falling on a remote Pacific Gas & Electric circuit continued to spread, PG&E announced it was taking the unprecedented step of undergrounding 10,000 miles of power lines in high fire danger areas. It estimates the cost at roughly $15-20 […]