Indian Tribes Sue To Block Southern California Solar Plant

The Colorado River Indian Tribes sued earlier this month after Riverside County supervisors approved the Blythe Mesa Solar Project, which would cover nearly six square miles.


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Calif. Solar Plant Blamed For Causing Birds To Ignite In Mid-Air

A new form of solar energy is having an unwanted side effect: It makes some birds ignite in midair.


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Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.


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Calif. Solar Power Output Hits Record High

California is now the largest producer of solar power in the nation.


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Mayor, DWP Sign Deals For Solar Power Project On Tribal Land

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Department of Water & Power have signed an agreement to purchase power from a solar panel project built on Native American tribal land.


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Air Conditioning Unit To Harness Solar Power, Hot Water For Lower Costs

An experimental rooftop unit could soon turn the sun into a cheaper way to keep your home cool during the summer months.


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East LA Homes Get Free Solar Panels, Energy-Saving Upgrades

A new community development program is making sure the Southland’s wealthiest households aren’t the only ones going green.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/14/2012

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Earth Still Awaits Effects Of Large Solar Storm

The largest solar storm in five years was due to arrive on Earth early Thursday, promising to shake the globe’s magnetic field while expanding the Northern Lights.

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Edison Unveils Plans For ‘Smart’ Solar Grid

Southern California’s biggest power utility is looking to the sun to give more power to the people.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/13/2011


Biggest Solar Flare In Years Headed For Earth

There’s no need to panic — and you probably won’t even notice — but there’s a massive solar flare headed straight for us.


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Feds OK $6 Billion Solar Plant In Mojave Desert

Officials say the White House has approved a permit for what will be the world’s biggest solar power plant.


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Feds OK 1st-Ever Calif. Solar Plants On Public Land

For the first time, U.S. land managers are allowing the construction of two solar installations on at least sites that they say will power hundreds of thousands of homes with renewable energy.