Solar Energy

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Report: LADWP’s Rooftop Solar Energy Program Failed To Meet Goals

A report says the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s rooftop solar energy program failed to meet its goals, with only a small fraction of the approved projects generating energy since the program began in 2012.


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How to Save Money and Energy by Using Solar Panels

If you’ve ever wondered if tapping into the solar energy system would work for you, here’s what you need to know.


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Los Angeles Labor Force Expanding With Green-Collar Jobs

“Green-related jobs are among the fastest growing sector,” says Geoff Atkins of American Solar Direct.


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Taco Bell’s First All Solar-Powered Restaurant To Open In Moreno Valley

Fast food restaurants in the Inland Empire are tapping into solar power to save money on their super-sized energy bills.


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U.S. Approves 5th Solar Plant For Mojave Desert

The secretary of the interior has approved a big solar energy plant in the Mojave Desert, the fifth such project on western U.S. public lands to win federal authorization.


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Panel OKs $2 Billion SoCal Solar Energy Plant

The newly-approved 370-megawatt plant in the Mojave desert is expected generate 1,000 jobs and power 140,000 homes.