Posts tagged: Los Angeles

World’s first solar-powered E Ink traffic signs deployed in Australia

By James Vincent In some respects, E Ink displays are a bit of a marvel, with their low power consumption, easy readability, and minimal glare making them both sustainable and practical. No wonder, then, that the Australian Road and Maritime Services (RMS) has decided to try out the technology in a new domain: the world […]

James Cameron’s Plan to Fix Solar Panels

By: Alissa Walker When Avatar came out, James Cameron boasted that it would be the first solar-powered movie franchise in history. Now the director, deep-sea explorer, NASA advisor, and all around badass has turned his attention to designing cinematic-quality solar panels for the rest of us. Cameron himself was an early adopter of solar tech: […]

Google Invests In California Solar Power Plant Built On Old Oil Field

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is helping to convert a one-time oil field into a solar power plant. The Internet search company is providing $145 million in financing so that SunEdison can build the plant north of Los Angeles in Kern County. “There’s something a little poetic about creating a renewable resource on land that […]

California Cleanin’

The State of California is fed up with cleaning up the plastic that collects on its waterways and beaches, but whose responsibility is it to clean up this made-made marvel that never breaks down? The plastic manufacturers make the stuff… should they clean it up? Courtesy: todaysgreenminute.com Tweet

Bills will make it easier for Californians to buy and sell solar power

No rooftop? No yard? No problem! All Californians will be able to invest in solar and wind projects to reduce their power costs and their carbon footprints under a bill awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) signature. “SB 43 will allow the millions of Californians who cannot install their own solar unit, windmill, or other renewable […]