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  • 'Artificial leaf' now ready to get dirty, inventor says

    'Artificial leaf' now ready to get dirty, inventor says
    Harvard chemist Daniel Nocera recently developed the world’s first practical artificial leaf – a silicon-based device that could use sunlight to split water and create clean fuel. Now, the scientist says he’s improved the leaf –...
  • Lawmakers make plans to spend $2.5 billion in new energy funds

     
    With the passage of Proposition 39 this fall, California voters set aside $2.5 billion over the next five years for energy efficiency projects. Now, it’s up to the Legislature to spend the money. On Tuesday, Sen. Kevin DeLeon (D-Los Angeles)......
  • L.A. council endorses back-to-back DWP rate hikes

     
    After months of community meetings and public hearings, a two-year package of DWP electricity rate hikes totaling 11.1% won preliminary approval Tuesday from the Los Angeles City Council. The council voted 10 to 4 to back the increases, which are expected...
  • Los Angeles DWP unveils solar power buyback program

     
    L.A. Department of Water and Power customers will be able to sell back excess solar energy created on rooptops and parking lots under a new program approved by the city utility's board of commissioners....
  • L.A. council rejects Jan Perry's move to review DWP solar program

     
    The L.A. City Council turned down Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Jan Perry's move to review a new program that for the first time allows individual solar power generators to sell energy to the DWP....
  • Blown away by the attacks on wind-power subsidy

    Blown away by the attacks on wind-power subsidy
    To hear business leaders and political candidates talk, proper industrial policy comprises only three elements: a fair tax system, a level playing field and "certainty." So why is it that all three are about to be thrown out the window as a sop to oil,...
  • Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?

    Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?
    That ray of light you see peeking through all the clouds darkening California's future? That's the sun. More specifically, solar power, in which California is the hands-down national leader. The state's installed solar generating capacity of about 1.2...
  • EU investigates suspected Chinese solar panel 'dumping' scheme

    EU investigates suspected Chinese solar panel 'dumping' scheme
    The European Commission will probe complaints that Chinese solar panel manufacturers are trying to dominate the hyper-competitive industry by resorting to shady import tactics. The government body said Thursday that it will launch a formal...
  • SolarCity slashes IPO share price, boosts size of offering

    SolarCity slashes IPO share price, boosts size of offering
    SolarCity Corp. expanded the size of its highly anticipated initial public offering but knocked down the share price in what analysts said was a bid to boost investor demand. The San Mateo company said in a Wednesday filing with the Securities and...
  • SolarCity shares soar 59% in debut after rocky IPO journey

    SolarCity shares soar 59% in debut after rocky IPO journey
    Bay Area clean-tech company SolarCity Corp. had an uncertain path to its initial public offering, delaying and adjusting the size of its debut this week, but the stock was off to a running start Thursday in its first day of trading. The share price...
  • SolarCity pegs IPO at $13 to $15 a share, or up to $151 million

    SolarCity pegs IPO at $13 to $15 a share, or up to $151 million
    SolarCity Corp., a Bay Area solar energy company, is looking to raise as much as $151 million in its initial public offering, widely considered to be the most anticipated renewable-power IPO coming down the pike. The San Mateo business – which...