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San Jose Power Station Assault Called Terrorism

February 5, 2014 | 1:37 pm

San Jose Power Station Assault Called Terrorism

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Fears of a bigger attack in the future now surfacing because of incident in April 2013.

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Nuclear Shutdown Means More Greenhouse Gas Emissions

July 10, 2013 | 5:01 pm

Nuclear Shutdown Means More Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Officials at Southern California energy utilities say they have the power they need to weather the permanent closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. But the decision to shut down a plant that provided about a fifth of San Diego and southern Orange County’s power is leading to other challenges: an increase in greenhouse […]

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September 12, 2011 | 11:51 am

More details coming out about Solyndra ahead of this week’s Congressional hearing

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The demise of Solyndra is increasingly turning from a business story into a political one.  This Wednesday, Solyndra’s CEO and the company’s CFO will appear before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Today Republicans on the committee released a memo setting up the hearing. The SF Chronicle’s story picked this out of it: The Energy Department rejected […]

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August 12, 2011 | 10:12 am

Buying an Electric Car? Why Not Throw in Some Solar Panels, Too?

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If you’ve been weighing the pros and cons of greening your drive with an electric vehicle, a new bundled deal from Ford and local solar manufacturer SunPower could be… illuminating. The new deal offers a significant discount on rooftop solar systems to buyers of the Ford Focus Electric car, which is slated to hit the […]

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