Posts tagged: California

How To Power California With Wind, Wave, & Solar Energy

By Joshua S Hill With a population of over 38 million and rising, California has often been deemed of sufficient size to almost be considered a nation-state of its own. The Golden State’s GDP is on par with many countries, and the state has also been a global leader in renewable energy — often standing […]

X Prize Wants To Pay You 2 Million Bucks!

X Prize wants to award you with 2 million dollars… if you’ve got the best way to measure the pH of the oceans! Courtesy: Tweet

SunPower offers batteries to hold homes’ solar power until night

By Ehren Goossens Bloomberg News SunPower Corp., the second-largest U.S. solar manufacturer, is offering energy-storage systems to California homeowners that will power houses at night with electricity generated from sunlight during the day. The company is testing systems that combine rooftop solar panels with battery storage in new homes built by KB Home, San Jose, […]

Warren Buffett Ready to Increase Renewable Energy Investment to $30 Billion

Big money will mean a bigger, quicker transition to renewable energy in the U.S., and few statements are larger than the one Warren Buffett made Monday. Speaking at the Edison Electric Institute’s annual convention in Las Vegas Monday, Buffett, the $65.6-billion man, proclaimed that he would double his investment into strengthening renewable energy across the […]

Converting food waste into renewable energy

By: Stephanie Basalyga   Bigger may be better for some projects. But for the team designing and building a renewable energy production operation at the Port of Morrow, the best approach was to start small. The first shovel of dirt hasn’t been turned for construction of the 14,000-square-foot Novus Pacific facility where potato residue and […]