Laura Wisland

Two-thirds of U.S. states may be at risk of relying too heavily on natural gas to meet electricity demand, according to a new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists . Why, might you ask, is...

Much has been written about the controversial petroleum reduction target taken out of Senate Bill 350, but news coverage overlooked what California gained through the legislation passed this...

Last night, California doubled down on its clean energy leadership by passing Senate Bill 350 (De León-Leno)—the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act—a requirement to source 50 percent of retail...

This summer, Californians have not been able to ignore the evidence of climate change affecting our lives. Historic drought and searing temperatures have turned the Golden State into a tinderbox,...

It’s been an exciting week for clean energy in California, with strong action by the governor on carbon pollution and a bold announcement expected on energy storage that will accelerate our clean...

I’ve blogged many times about the clean energy policies California has in place that have made it a leader. The state is well on its way to supplying 33 percent of its electricity from...

The Solar Foundation just released their 2014 National Solar Jobs Census , which contains data on current solar jobs, trends, and growth in the industry. The bottom line: solar is creating jobs in...

Yesterday Jerry Brown accepted the job of governor of California for a fourth term and made some exciting remarks about the state’s clean energy future. In his inaugural address , he praised the...

Solar power in California continues to blaze ahead with record-setting developments and utilities ahead of schedule in meeting their targets for procuring renewable sources of electricity. So what’s...

A draft of the long-awaited Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) will be released any day now. The DRECP is intended to provide a landscape-level assessment of the most appropriate and...

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