Who’s the rising star in U.S. solar? It’s North Carolina. The state isn’t quite challenging California as the U.S. leader for solar development – the hugely populous, sun-splashed Golden State is most likely a permanent fixture at No. 1. But North Carolina appears to be nosing past the likes of Arizona, New Jersey, Nevada and Massachusetts to claim the No. 2 spot.
That renewable energy “first” that way back in April we said was on its way? It’s here. Power from a geothermal plant in northern Nevada is flowing to Southern California.
New solar panel restrictions will limit your roof-space options in California.
California wants fuel cell vehicles to be part of its ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the state by 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050. But right now, across the whole state, there are just nine publicly available hydrogen fueling stations. Clearly this is a problem.
Ivanpah, the giant “power tower” concentrating solar project backed by government loans and Google, among others, is apparently ready to rock ’n’ roll.
Californians like their electric vehicles, but a significant minority do wish their cars could go farther without having to be plugged in. That was the conclusion by the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE), which did a study as part of the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project.
If you want to know the standard of legal arguments among the copyright patent trolls, you need look no further than the Prenda case in Georgia.
Google has decided that Foxconn will get the contract for its internet eyeware, Project Glass.
Big solar was the biggest driver in the record-breaking U.S. solar gains made last year, with utility-scale plants accounting for more than half – 1,752 megawatts – of the 3,313 MW of newly installed capacity.
As people continue to flock to the desert Southwest, designers have looked everywhere for ways to adapt the archetypal single-family home to the extremes of the arid climate.
High speed rail development here in the United States, particularly California, continues to limp along.
California's attorney general has issued a warning to mobile app developers that haven't yet posted privacy policies.
The Navy has a new 13.78 megawatt solar power plant in the high desert of California — the service’s biggest solar project yet — and it didn’t even have to pay for it.
Very large earthquakes like last April's Sumatra quake can set off others around the world for at least a week, including one as far away as Baja California.
California's governor Jerry Brown says that today's science fiction is tomorrow's reality.
If hydrogen fuel cell cars are to become an actual reality on the roads of the United States, one of the places they are most likely to first take off in is California.
Californian senators have passed a bill that looks set to make the state the second in the US to approve self-driving cars on its roads.
Sometimes there are crimes that you just can't get away with.
It should have been a moment of celebration; the recent vote by California lawmakers to back the first phase of a high speed rail line in the state.