Alan Hess organizes first exhibition of Wright collaborator and California architect Aaron G. Green – The Architect’s Newspaper

Historian Alan Hess has organized an exhibition showcasing the work of California architect—and Frank Lloyd Wright collaborator—Aaron G. Green at the Palos Verdes Art Center (PVAC) in Los Angeles. Green was a close associate of Wright’s and also a prolific and highly-regarded architect in his own right who spent six decades practicing architecture, mainly in […]

California Powers 6 Million Homes With Solar Energy, Slays Record – Huffington Post

A new renewable energy record has come to light. Thanks to a heat wave, California was able to shatter a state solar record. On July 12 at 1:06 p.m., several large solar plants dotted throughout the state produced 8,030 megawatts of electricity, according to the California Independent System Operator — and it would know. The organization runs […]

Polluting industries took over this California city. Now, residents are taking … – Grist

The city of Commerce, a small municipality of 13,000 just a short distance from downtown Los Angeles, has long been the recipient of some of the region’s worst pollution. Commerce is the unlucky inheritor of decades of poor land planning, which has saddled its residents with health-threatening conditions and few resources to handle them. But those […]

Eleven indicted for hazmat explosion in California – Land Line Magazine

Nine individuals and two companies in California were indicted on Wednesday, Aug. 19, for numerous charges ranging from conspiracy to dispose of hazardous waste to causing great bodily injury or death by emitting an air contaminant, according to U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General. Green Compass Environmental Solutions LLC (Green Compass), Santa Clara […]

California fuel prices going up as its green-house gas controls hit gasoline … – Contra Costa Times

After months of seeing gas prices sink ever lower, Californians will ring in 2015 by paying more at the pump as a result of the state’s landmark greenhouse-gas emissions law. But how much more we’ll pay, and whether it’s worth it, remains bitterly debated among oil companies, some state lawmakers and environmentalists. Starting Thursday, gasoline […]

Companies Propose $8 Billion Green-Energy Project for California – Wall Street Journal

Updated Sept. 23, 2014 5:23 p.m. ET Four energy companies are teaming up on an $ 8-billion effort to ship electric power produced in Wyoming all the way to Southern California via transmission lines, with the help of a novel energy-storage and generation system to be built in Utah. The project comes as California pushes […]

University of California System Makes Largest Solar Energy Purchase in US – University Herald

Sep 09, 2014 03:21 AM EDT By Stephen Adkins, UniversityHerald Reporter (Photo : Flickr/CC) American Universities Partner With Solar Power Farms to Reduce Carbon Footprint The University of California system, to help power its campuses, has made one of the largest solar energy acquisitions in […]

E3 Appoints Dr. Michael Green Chief Technology Officer; Opens California R&D … – Packet Online

(1888 PressRelease) E3 continues its expansion with the appointment of Dr. Michael Green to Chief Technology Officer and the opening of its research and development center in California. Water remediation and recovery technologies will be the key focus of this R&D. E3 Services and Solutions Inc. (http://www.e3space.com) has appointed Dr. Michael Green to the position […]

California community colleges green-energy projects get $45 million boost – San Jose Mercury News

By Katy Murphy kmurphy@bayareanewsgroup.com California’s community colleges are getting greener with the help of a clean-energy tax measure that brought them $ 40 million in the past academic year alone for infrastructure upgrades and $ 5 million for green-jobs training. The chancellor’s office predicts that the 313 projects funded in the past year will save […]