New incentive available for sustainable landscape projects – Fallbrook / Bonsall Villlage News

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – The San Diego Sustainable Landscapes Program partnership is offering a new grant-funded financial incentive for qualified participants who upgrade residential turf lawns to landscapes that provide multiple environmental benefits. Incentive recipients are required to comply with a set of rigorous design criteria that includes water-efficient plants and irrigation equipment, rainwater capture […]

Duke Energy wants to add green-energy projects in western North Carolina – News & Observer

Duke Energy said Monday it wants to add 400 megawatts of solar and other renewable energy in North Carolina, mainly in the regions west of Raleigh. A request for proposals by Duke Energy Carolinas, the utility that serves Charlotte and the western half of the state, will help it meet the state’s 2007 green-energy mandate. […]