California Energy Commission

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Name: California Energy Commission
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

The Dark Side of Google's Solar Project

In a recent article, I highlighted both the of concentrated solar power, a technology that allows for 24-hour solar electricity generation. However, the Ivanpah solar plant in California's Mojave Desert is running into a problem that would almost sound ... [Published Motley Fool - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Schneider to manage power for California schools

-- Smart thermostats to help save 2.3 million KWHs -- Schneider Electric was picked to deliver over 2.3 million KWHs in energy savings across 27 school sites in San Diego by the Vista Unified School District, the Paris-based utility technology giant said ... [Published Smart Grid Today - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

September's Real Estate Update

BY August 21 - 2014 5:39 PMStacked for ChangeAnyone who has ever driven along Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach over the past 50-plus years – and that would be just about everyone in Orange County – has seen the electricity generating power plant ... [Published Coast Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Ivanpah Solar Power Tower Is Burning Birds

Imagine you're a bird and you're flying in the Mohave Desert along the California side of the Nevada border and in the distance you see a massive reflective field, kind of like a lake, but more like thousands of puddles hovering together in a herd. You ... [Published Spectrum Online - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ivanpah giant solar plant incinerates birds in mid-air

Heat from the giant Ivanpah solar plant in the Mojave Desert is incinerating birds in mid-air as they fly over the 393 MW facility.Co-owner BrightSource Energy says 1000 birds a year are killed but the environmental group the Center for Biological Diversity ... [Published Power Engineering International - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ray speaks at Trilogy

The revised draft environmental impact report for a proposed rail spur extension at the Phillips 66 refinery is expected to be released by the first or second week of September, county officials told a group of residents last week at a meeting organized ... [Published Times-Press-Recorder - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Birds igniting: California solar plant burns birds to death in midair (+Video)

According to the stories reported by workers at the facility, the state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert is the envy of the best snipers. California 's BrightSource Energy plant kills a bird every two minutes from its intensely focused rays ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Central Valley prison, state hospital add solar power

am • Coalinga facilities have a capacity of 3.22 megawatts of power• “The solar installation is expected to provide 24 percent of the electricity at DSH-Coalinga” The Pleasant Valley State Prison in Coalinga and the Coalinga State Hospital are the latest ... [Published Central Valley Business Times - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Calif. university adding 12 electric vehicles

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — By the start of the new year, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s campus will be equipped with 12 electric vehicle charging stations, The Tribune reported.A $150,000 grant from the California Energy Commission will pay for the installations. ... [Published Metro Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

Hydrogen cars embraced in California

GOVERNMENT grants worth a total of $US46.6 million ($A50.1 million) will be handed out by the California Energy Commission this year to expand retail hydrogen fuelling infrastructure across the state.You are not logged in or not authorised to view this ... [Published PetroleumNews.net - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 8 reports

Chromatin, Inc. And California Ethanol Producers To Support Sorghum Feedstock Program With s $9 Million Grant

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chromatin, Inc., a leading producer of innovative crop breeding technology, sorghum seed products and feedstocks, today announced a collaborative sorghum feedstock program with Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (Nasdaq:PEIX), Calgren Renewable ... [Published BioSpace - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

California Energy Commission approves $46.6M for hydrogen refueling and $2.8M for EV charging projects

The California Energy Commission gave final approval for nearly $50 million in grant awards for hydrogen refueling and electric charging construction projects recommended for funding in notices of proposed awards published in April and May. California’s ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 24 2014]

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August 21, 2014...Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas chose integrated LED luminaires and controls ` "Acuity Brands Inc.. Acuity Brands' healthcare solutions portfolio helped the hospital achieve its goal of becoming LEED Platinum® certified for healthcare building construction and design. The new lighting system fulfills the needs of the hospital's facilities including automatic illumination in hallways and patient rooms and multiple dimming options for nighttime lighting when emergency buttons are activated."
"Indonesia will be a particularly lucrative market for electricity meter manufacturers, as utility companies – who are looking to reduce their operational expenses, electricity pilferage, and power loss – are implementing a widespread meter replacement project to install prepaid meters in the residential segment" said Frost & Sullivan Energy & Environmental Senior Research Analyst Avanthika Satheesh
"When it comes to alternative fuel vehicles, Ford is in the driver's"
"Less water, means we've had less hydropower available to us" said Paul Moreno, a spokesperson for Pacific Gas and Electric, which operates 68 hydroelectric plants

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Texas Hospital Achieves First LEED Platinum Cer... [Published Solid State Lighting Design - 18 hours ago]
The Dark Side of Google's Solar Project [Published Motley Fool - 21 hours ago]
Schneider to manage power for California schools [Published Smart Grid Today - Aug 22 2014]
Tracking a Home's Energy Fitness [Published Smart Grid Australia - Aug 22 2014]
September's Real Estate Update [Published Coast Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
FLASHBACK! - 1997 Ford Methanol Taurus Costs Le... [Published Auto Channel - Aug 21 2014]
Birds, Solar Power, and the Future of Renewable... [Published Union of Concerned Scientists - Aug 21 2014]
California turns to natural gas as drought stif... [Published ETurboNews - Aug 21 2014]
Ivanpah giant solar plant incinerates birds in ... [Published Power Engineering International - Aug 20 2014]
Ivanpah Solar Power Tower Is Burning Birds [Published Spectrum Online - Aug 20 2014]
Vista Unified School District Granted $4.7 Mill... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC : Vista Unified School Distr... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
Ivanpah Solar Power Tower Is Burning Birds [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 20 2014]
Ray speaks at Trilogy [Published Times-Press-Recorder - Aug 20 2014]
Birds igniting: California solar plant burns bi... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 19 2014]
Women in Power: Managing California's Electric ... [Published Environmental Defense - Aug 19 2014]
Solar plants causing birds to catch on fire in ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
Calif. university adding 12 electric vehicles [Published Metro Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Central Valley prison, state hospital add solar... [Published Central Valley Business Times - Aug 18 2014]
Solar plant sets birds on fire as they fly over... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Aug 18 2014]
South El Monte approves $2.9 million solar pane... [Published SGV Tribune - Aug 18 2014]
Cal Poly to install electric vehicle charging s... [Published Intelligent Utility - Aug 17 2014]
Business Leaders, Regulators, Lawmakers Explore... [Published The Energy Collective - Aug 17 2014]
Geothermal Industry Asserts Technology as Benef... [Published North American Clean Energy - Aug 15 2014]
Atomic Show #220 – Atoms for California [Published Atomic Insights - Aug 15 2014]
Cal Poly to install electric vehicle charging s... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 15 2014]
Orange County to get hydrogen fueling stations [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 14 2014]
Has The Rice Solar Project Been Abandoned? [Published KCET - Aug 14 2014]
Cal Poly to install electric vehicle charging s... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Aug 14 2014]
Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Pose A Threat To Tesla? [Published Bidness Etc - Aug 14 2014]
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Ivanpah Solar Power Tower Is Burning Birds [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 20 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/AP Photo A burned MacGillivray's Warbler that was found at the Ivanpah solar plant during a visit by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in October 2013. Imagine you're a bird ...
Solar plants causing birds to catch on fire in ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
IVANPAH DRY LAKE, Calif. — Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant’s concentrated sun rays — “streamers,” for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair. Federal ...
Atomic Show #220 – Atoms for California [Published Atomic Insights - Aug 15 2014]
Andrew Benson from Atoms For California contacted me last week to find out if I was interested in having a conversation about the history of nuclear energy in California, with a special focus on the history of the antinuclear movement in that trend-setting ...
Tour Engine receives $2M investment to further ... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 11 2014]
Tour Engine , the developer of a novel split-cycle engine ( earlier post ), has secured a $2-million investment from Joan and Irwin Jacobs to further the development of the latest generation of the engine, which features a new patent-pending crossover ...
Report: First Element Fuel says hydrogen statio... [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 09 2014]
Filed under: Hydrogen At a cost of up to $2 million to install a station and barely any hydrogen vehicles on the roads, it might seem like the payback time on a hydrogen refueling setup would be quite long. However, First Element Fuel (FEF) thinks ...
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Linde to build two additional retail hydrogen f... [Published Financial Services - Aug 05 2014]
McPhy Energy : supplier of a hydrogen generator... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 12 2014]
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