Making the Switch to Silicon Valley Clean Energy

Making the Switch to Silicon Valley Clean Energy

What is Silicon Valley Power? Twelve communities in Santa Clara County have formed a new community-owned agency to provide electricity to consumers. This new public entity is called Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) and it works in partnership with PG&E who will...
Zero Net Energy Cities, Coming to a Town Near You

Zero Net Energy Cities, Coming to a Town Near You

In the city of Lancaster, California, Mayor Rex Parris is issuing a “Zero Net Energy Home Ordinance” for all new homes built in Lancaster after January 1st, 2017. If this ordinance were to pass, it could make Lancaster the first city to become a Zero Net City (ZNC). A...
PG&E Raised Rates… Again

PG&E Raised Rates… Again

San Francisco, CA – PG&E raised its electricity rates for the second time in as many months when the utility’s latest increase went into effect March 1st, 2017. While PG&E suggests it is trying to “simplify” its convoluted rate system...
The Trump Effect on Solar in California

The Trump Effect on Solar in California

As Trump takes aim at the EPA, climate change, and renewable energy, California is poised to fight back. It’s no secret that Donald Trump and his cabinet picks are not the biggest fans of renewable energy and factual information related to climate change....