SoCalGas Plans to Use Renewable Gas At Vehicle Fueling StationsThe Southern California Gas Co. announced Monday it will soon begin using renewable natural gas for the first time at its 25 utility-owned natural gas vehicle fueling stations across its service territory, as well as at six fueling stations in the San Diego area.
Brown Signs Bill To Target 100 Percent Clean Electricity By 2045 California would set a goal of phasing out all fossil fuels from the state's electricity sector by 2045 under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
What Are The Most Exciting Things Happening In Engineering Right Now?Engineers have enjoyed more than the lion's share of job ops. In robust and tepid job markets, the demand for engineers across a broad industrial spectrum consistently tops the help wanted ads. Engineers often hold multidisciplinary degrees and certifications. Biotech, robotics, drone aeronautics and clean energy are the latest engineering fields. The demand for qualified engineers is expected to increase as space exploration, ongoing medical research, and solutions to rapid climate change continue.
Other States Could Share Oversight Of California Power GridOther Western states would share oversight of California's power grid under a plan introduced by a state lawmaker.
17 Governors Announce Clean Energy, Transportation AgreementGovernors from 17 states are committing to work together to seek cleaner energy and transportation, and to build a better electrical grid.
Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s BatteriesScientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.
Obama Seeks $2 Billion In Private Dollars For Clean EnergyPresident Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.
Environment Focus Of Gov. Brown's Mexico TripCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown plans a trade and environmental mission to Mexico this summer, in part to strike a deal reducing air pollution.
Obama Takes Gas-Guzzling 'Beast' To Clean Energy Summit Weighing over eight tons, the "Beast", Obama's armored limousine was flown out to Lisbon before his arrival at what was intended to be a summit on cleaner-burning vehicles.