SOLARRESERVE: Receives $2.0 Million Award from U.S. Department of Energy to Advance American Innovation in Solar Thermal Technology

SolarReserve, a leading worldwide developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, announced it was selected to receive a $2.0 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) research and development. Read More »

SUNPOWER CORP: SunPower by Stellar Solar Launches Innovative "Solar Transcends Politics" Radio Campaign

The SunPower Master Dealer radio spot features founding partners Kent Harle - a conservative, Michael Powers - a liberal, and Brian Grems - a centrist, whose political view reflect the diversity of their customer base yet have worked together as a team for 20 years providing solar power to home and business owners in San Diego. Read More »

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION: CPUC reaffirms commitment to innovation and clean energy transformation with approval of edison’s preferred resources pilot

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today reaffirmed its commitment to transforming the state’s energy future by authorizing Southern California Edison (SCE) to recover in customer rates the cost of contracts for innovative clean energy resources to offset the need for new natural gas generation. Read More »

SEMPRA ENERGY: U.S. Bankruptcy Court Approves Sempra Energy's Acquisition Of Oncor's Holding Company

Sempra Energy announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Bankruptcy Court) has confirmed the plan of reorganization for Energy Future Holdings Corp. (EFH) and provided its final approval for Sempra Energy's agreement to acquire EFH, and its indirect, approximate 80-percent ownership interest in Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor). Read More »

PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY: PG&E and Joint Parties Will Not Seek CPUC Rehearing on DCPP Joint Proposal Decision, PG&E to Withdraw Federal License Renewal Application

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the joint parties announced they will not seek a California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) rehearing on the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) joint proposal decision, and in accepting the CPUC’s ruling to retire DCPP, PG&E will now withdraw its license renewal application at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Read More »