Renewable energy

10:21am

Thu May 8, 2014
City Visions: May 12, 2014

Your rooftop solar questions answered

Credit inhabit.com

As rooftop solar development in the Bay Area takes off, what does the consumer need to know? Host Joseph Pace and guests discuss the risks and rewards of going solar and the ongoing debate among advocates and utilities over how solar customers should be compensated for the power they produce.

Producer: Susie Britton

  Guests:

- Steve Weissman, Director of the Energy Program, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, Berkeley Law

- Cal Broomhead, Manager of the Climate and Energy Program, San Francisco Department of the Environment

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5:18pm

Wed September 25, 2013

5:40pm

Thu September 19, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

What electricity choices could look like

Mike Parker reviewing his energy bill
Laura Flynn

You might have heard about CleanPowerSF in the news recently. KCBS reports that, “for nine years, the city has been trying to come up with a renewable energy program where people can buy their power from a provider other than PG&E.”

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4:56pm

Mon November 26, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Prop 39 will close tax loophole, raise funds for renewable energy

Proposition 39, which passed on Election Day, will tax out-of-state businesses and earmark those new billions of dollars for clean energy programs.

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