Renewable Energy

North Bay Group Charts a Path Toward a 100% Clean Energy Sonoma County

The North Bay Clean Energy Forum, a community group brought together by Geof Syphers, CEO of Sonoma Clean Power, has released a white paper detailing strategies for the conversion of Sonoma County communities to 100% clean, renewable energy. Challenged by Syphers to propose strategies to help bring about a low greenhouse gas economy in Sonoma…

Lagunitas Brewery to Install the Third Largest Brewery Solar System in the World at its Petaluma Facility

The Lagunitas Brewing Company is planning on installing the third largest solar panel system at a brewery in the world, near its Petaluma facility. The North Bay Business Journal reported on the project in April. You can read that report by Cynthia Sweeney here. The full pdf of the project filing with the County of Sonoma…

CPUC Net Metering Decision Keeps CA Leading on Rooftop Solar and Customer Choice

 By Susannah Churchill of Vote Solar – January 28, 2016 – Read at the source.  Today saw a major victory for solar choice in San Francisco. After many months of deliberation, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted to adopt new rules that uphold net metering for future solar customers of the state’s large investor-owned utilities (IOUs). The decision, put forward…

Your Comments Needed in Writing or in Person – Support Rooftop Solar at CPUC Jan. 14

Support Rooftop Solar at CPUC, 1/14 Posted by Amy Allen on January 07, 2016   Thanks to the hard work of many activists and organizations around the state, including 350 Bay Area, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is poised to enact a decision that would maintain the policies on rooftop solar that have made…