Latest California Solar Initiative Stories

2008-07-18 09:01:06

The New Jersey-based Public Service Electric and Gas Company has announced that it is offering its solar loan program to residential customers. The company officially launched the residential program after making a compliance filing with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.

2008-07-16 09:01:11

Southern California Edison (SCE) today began installing solar panels at the first of approximately 150 Southern California commercial rooftops that eventually will make up SCE's two square mile solar generation project -- the largest solar panel installation in the world.

2008-06-30 18:02:54

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jun. 29--Xcel Energy offers rebates to customers who use solar systems in residential and commercial applications.

2008-06-30 03:02:46

By Anonymous Last week in Sacramento the California Senate Local Government Committee voted in favor of Assembly Bill 811.

2007-08-31 21:06:03

Southern California Edison (SCE) supplied a record amount of electricity to its customers today, 23,303 megawatts of power delivered at 3 p.m. PDT, surpassing the previous record of 22,889 megawatts supplied on July 25, 2006.

2006-08-21 13:37:04

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday signed into law a bill that aims to make the state one of the world's biggest producers of solar energy.

2006-01-12 15:14:53

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved a $2.9 billion program to make California one of the world's largest producers of solar power. The "California Solar Initiative," backed by Gov.

2005-09-09 16:21:53

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's campaign to expand the use of solar power in California will likely move to the state's Public Utilities Commission after lawmakers failed to take it up late on Thursday, a commission spokeswoman said on Friday.

2005-08-31 18:37:53

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday reintroduced legislation to set up a cabinet-level Department of Energy to reorganize the state's energy agencies. The measure would revise an energy reorganization plan that was rejected in the state Senate last week.

2005-07-07 11:29:18

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A bill supported by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sharply expand the use of solar power in California was approved late on Wednesday by a state Assembly committee.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.