Wave Energy On The Docket In California

California Polytechnic Institute has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Department of Energy as well as matching funds to put a rig off the California coast and figure out if wave energy can be produced. The idea is that the rig will produce energy from the natural rising and falling of the ocean waves […]

2013 Sees Solar Energy Output Double in California

In the last 30 years in total, California did not install as much solar energy as it did in 2013. The figure of 1000MW of rooftop power was achieved in 2013 with the help of of the California Public Utilities Commission. In fact, the number is actually 1917 MW of rooftop solar energy. This doubles […]

Energy Rebates Draw Little Interest

The state of California has spent three years work on an energy rebate program in hopes of upgrading 100,000 homes with the program. Unfortunately, the program has barely seen 10,000 upgrades. The program allows for up to $4500 in tax rebates to homeowners who are willing to upgrade their furnaces, ducts, and insulation to make […]