Archive Category : California News: Company News: California-based

California agencies meet to begin charting course to 100% renewable energy

The first-ever joint meeting of California agencies that will draw the path to a zero-carbon future met in Sacramento to start planning for the state’s 100% renewable goal by 2045. The meeting included the California Energy Commission, California Public Utilities Commission and the California Air Resources Board, which are all tasked to meet the ambitious goals of 2018’s Senate Bill 100, which mandates that California use renewable resources to supply 100% of its electricity by the end of 2045. Read More →

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Solar distributor altE acquires off-grid veterans Real Goods

Alternative Energy Store (altE), a Massachusetts-based distributor of solar energy products and systems, acquired Real Goods, a California-based solar retailer. Read More →

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Local residents band together to fight Cambria solar panel project

They come from different backgrounds and hold a wide variety of political beliefs. The one thing they do have in common is a dislike for a plan that they fear could have a negative and long-lasting impact on the fabric of their community. Read More →

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Amazon Joins Walmart in Blaming Tesla Solar Panels for Fires

Walmart Inc. isn’t the only corporation that has seen its Tesla Inc. solar panels catch fire. On Friday, Amazon.com Inc. said a June 2018 blaze on the roof of one of its warehouses in Redlands, California, involved a solar system that Tesla’s SolarCity division installed. Read More →

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Sunnova and PetersenDean Partner to Deliver Integrated Solar Solutions to California Homebuilders

Sunnova Energy International Inc., one of the leading U.S. residential solar and battery storage service providers, today announced a new strategic partnership with PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, one of the largest full-service, privately-held roofing and solar companies in the United States. Working together, Sunnova and PetersenDean will deliver Sunnova’s solar and storage services to home builders across California. Read More →

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Two Years In, Tesla’s SolarCity Deal Looks Increasingly Like A Bad Bet

Tesla acquired residential solar installer Solar City in late 2016 with the ambition of creating a vertically integrated renewable energy company, that marries electricity generation, storage, and sustainable transportation. However, almost two years later, the acquisition doesn’t appear to be living up to expectations, with the company’s solar installations trending lower and new product launches seeing delays. Read More →

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Elon Musk has discovered a new passion in life — and it could be Tesla’s best product yet

Tesla CEO Elon is the best car salesman in history. And as CEO of SpaceX, he’s declared his intention to retire on Read More →

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Tesla solar roof prices come in cheaper than some had expected

Tesla said Wednesday that the first two styles of its solar roof will be priced at about $21.85 per square foot.  Read More →

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Elon Musk wants to sell you a better-looking roof

Musk, the chief executive of Tesla Motors and chairman of SolarCity, showcased a line of high-design solar roof tilesthat would replace clunky solar panels and Read More →

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