A task force charged with addressing the burgeoning issue of bird and bat deaths at the Ivanpah solar plant in California's desert has dismissed many of the recommendations from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The California Energy Commission will be plowing millions of dollars into building almost 500 more electric car charging stations throughout the state, along with an assortment of other alternative energy programs.
A group of individual conservationists and a national bird protection organization have sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's decision to extend the length of permits issued to the wind power industry to kill bald and golden eagles.
Elon Musk's SolarCity, the Menlo Park-based solar panel leasing company, is buying Fremont-based solar panel manufacturer Silevo and will be building one of the world's largest solar panel factories in Buffalo, New York.
News and analysis about renewable energy in California. Blog host Chris Clarke is an environmental writer of two decades standing. He currently lives in Joshua Tree and can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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