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Bradford: Twelve Years A Failure – His Reason To Kill CCAs

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South Bay Gets More Done In 3 Months Than SCE’s Former Flack Got Done in a Dozen As A City Councilman in Gardena. What a unique concept.

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Al Muratsuchi Votes To Kill Community Choice Then Finds Out He Was Duped & Calls Me To Apologize

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This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder. What could I say? Very few other elected officials have the balls to do so.

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Environmental Charter High School Gets Solar; Greenius Goes EcoMedia

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photo by Glenn Marzano). The on-stage banner heralding the ribbon cutting event @ ECHS. Courtesy of CBS EcoMedia). Courtesy of CBS EcoMedia).

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Al’s Bright Idea for Hermosa, Ted’s Tough Stance Against Oil & Why I’m Worried About It Mattering

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According to the Sacramento Bee , . You’ve got to love it. I can’t think of anything more stupid than to do oil drilling in Hermosa Beach.”

Let Us Now Murder AB 2145 Before It Kills Community Choice Power

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When we last wrote about AB 2145 it was after a trip to Sacramento to speak out against the bill at the Senate Energy Committee hearing on it.

Ted Lieu Wants My Money, Wants My Vote, But Doesn’t Want To Talk About AB 920

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Until Ted proves otherwise, that’s the conclusion I have reached. But that’s not all Ted’s fault. to 20% by next year, 2010.

The Greenius Solution To All California’s Problems: AB 920 + AB 811

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AB 920 + AB 811 = Solar Powered Electric Cars & PV Powered Charging Stations. But I’m also seeing something even bigger and better than that.

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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Marilyn Lyon of the SBESC with your Creative Greenius at the PV Street Fair June 7. Most have no idea. It’s a slam dunk. The rate of $0.32

Manhattan Beach, The South Bay’s Greenest City

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Our northern California water has been cut 30% to protect the environment and Delta smelt fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta.

Heidi On The Hot Seat

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All Global Warming Is Local. They’re kind of funny that way. It hardly seems fair. And you thought YOUR job situation was tough. Vehicle Fleet.

Inside The Green Task Force

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I have to admit I’ve shared a pretty dire world view when it comes to the current and coming impacts of climate change. How cool a job is that?

Hold Onto Your Butts!

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So click on the Surfrider graphic above and use their handy dandy two minute form to send Sacramento a shoutout. I live at the beach. Well technically a half-mile from the beach, but I can see the ocean from my house and I get the beach weather here. As somebody born in Flatbush, Brooklyn in 1957 I know how lucky I am to live where I do.

Price Of Electric-Car DC Fast Charging Varies: Sacramento A Test Case

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And the state capital of Sacramento now has such stations installed both by private vendors and the local public utility, Sacramento Metropolitan Utility District (SMUD). While fast charging for electric cars is still nonexistent--or just starting to roll out--across much of the country, California leads the way.

ARB Chair Mary Nichols, CA officials leading hydrogen fuel cell vehicle rally from LA to Sacramento

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The rally is intended to highlight that these hydrogen-fueled electric vehicles are now available for sale or lease, and there is a rapidly growing statewide network of hydrogen filling stations to support them. Thanks to California’s hydrogen infrastructure investments, my Toyota Mirai FCEV can get me anywhere I need to go. Fuel Cells Hydrogen

Plug-in Rally in Sacramento

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Stefano Paris, plug-in car and renewable energy supporter and renaissance man, has made a video of Plug In America's rally in Sacramento outside CARB last month. Check out the video, and his extremely useful website on plug-ins here.

Nissan begins leasing fuel cell vehicle

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Nissan North America is now leasing its X-TRAIL Fuel Cell Vehicle to the Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Tags: Fuel Cells Green cars Hydrogen fuel Latest news Nissan Coca-Cola bottling fuel cell leasing fuel cell vehicles Nissan X-Trail Fuel Cell Vehicle Sacramento X-TRAIL FCV times the power output.

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Zipcar expands in Sacramento; 26th major metro market

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with the support of the City of Sacramento, California, is expanding the number of vehicles in the region, as well as establishing an office in California’s capital city. Sacramento is a perfect example of our inside out approach to developing markets that may not have the density of a New York or San Francisco. Brief

First 2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Call Car Delivered in California

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The car was delivered at Roseville Toyota, north of Sacramento, one of eight California dealers that will sell the Mirai initially. The first 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car in the U.S. was delivered to its owner November 9. The keys went to Glenn Rambach, a 70-year-old engineer specializing in--what else?--hydrogen DON'T.

CA To Get Dual-Standard DC Quick-Charging For Electric Cars

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Propel Fuels to Provide E85 to Enterprise Rental Fleete in Sacramento

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Propel Fuels is working with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to fuel Enterprise’s rental cars in the Sacramento, California area with E85. Twelve Sacramento Enterprise locations have been selected to participate in the pilot program starting Q2 of 2009, giving customers an opportunity to try alternative fuels when they rent a Flex Fuel vehicle.

Vision Industries Class 8 Fuel Cell Plug-in Hybrid Short-Haul Truck Debuts in Sacramento

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California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger introduced Vision Industries’ fuel cell plug-in hybrid Class 8 short haul truck, Tyrano, at the State Capitol building in Sacramento on 20 October. Earlier post.). 2009 Tyrano Freightliner. Click to enlarge. less efficient and more polluting. The 80,000 GVW tractor offers either 16.5

DMC Green Opens First Charging Station in West Sacramento, CA; Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint Sited with Alt-Fuel Pumps

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has opened the first electric vehicle charging station in West Sacramento, CA. The West Sacramento station—Harbor Point ’76—also offers E-85 ethanol and biodiesel under the DMC brand as part of DMC’s ongoing program to green-retrofit existing gas stations throughout California. DMC Green , Inc.

"Spirit" Came a'Visiting a Dozen Plus Great Sacramento EAA'rs, Friday, 201 November 2008

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Plus post pixs per doing lunch in Sacramento at the Arden Mall Space is here for Tim, Tom and other GSEAA'rs to edit to hearts's content.

GTI International acquires BKi; operator of California Fuel Cell Partnership

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BKi provides staffing and management for the organization’s activities and its showcase headquarters in West Sacramento. BKi was founded in Oakland, California in 1981, and works chiefly on energy efficiency program design, development, implementation, and consulting. Brief

Honda leasing 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell at $369/month, including fuel

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This network includes six dealerships in Southern California, five in the Bay Area and one in Sacramento. Honda announced a competitive introductory lease price of $369 a month for 36 months (plus tax) for the Clarity Fuel Cell sedan, which is coming to dealerships in California by the end of 2016. Earlier post.). Brief

Tesla Model S Road Trip: 1,200 West Coast Electric-Car Miles

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Once Tesla Motors built out its Supercharger network of quick-charging stations along Interstate 5, my wife and I decided to drive from our home in Sacramento to Portland in our new 2013 Tesla Model S.

Want To Educate About Electric Cars In Your Area? Here's How

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We've already told you that early adopters are great promoters of a new technology, and on 18 June the central Sacramento Recreational Equipment Incorporated (REI) co-op showed it in real life, by hosting a drive-in to educate the public about electric car options.

2011 Chevrolet Volt Vs 2011 Nissan Leaf: 7,000 Miles Later

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First to arrive at our West Sacramento home was a beautiful crystal red 2011 Volt. After several months of using a 2011 Chevy Volt and a 2011 Nissan Leaf as our sole family transport, we have a better understanding of both cars than we did in March, when I first wrote about how they compared.

Earth Day: Eager Electric-Car Advocates Meet Unaware Public

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Three weeks ago, in a suburban park in Roseville, California--just outside the state capital, Sacramento--a community celebration of Earth Day served as a gathering of the greenest cars now available.

California ARB clears XL Hybrids for hybrid van conversions in California; unit on sale

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ERG has facilities in Sacramento, Oakland, Redding and Ontario. XL Hybrids, Inc. has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) Executive Order (EO) #D-731-1 allowing aftermarket conversions of gasoline-powered 2012-2014 model year General Motors 2500 and 3500 vans, Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans into hybrid electric vehicles.

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell EPA-rated with 366-mile range; longest of any ZEV

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The network includes six dealerships in Southern California, five in the Bay Area and one in Sacramento. Fuel Cells Fuel Efficiency Hydrogen

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California Energy Commission to award up to $6M to EV charging infrastructure projects

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Urban sites that fit into this category include airports, metropolitan centers, and transit areas. Maximum award amount and funding cap. Brief

Electric Cars At Local Dragstrip: 8 Models, One Afternoon, Results Vary

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Last week, the Sacramento Electric Vehicle Association organized an all-comers group gathering to test the absolute. By this point, many of us have seen videos and articles showing Tesla Model S high-performance versions running against loud and smoky gasoline cars. But these have almost always been a single Tesla taking on the dinosaurs.

EPRI and partners to stage public demo of Open Vehicle-Grid Integration (VGI) Platform software

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The event, to be held 16 October at the Sacramento (California) Municipal Utility District’s Customer Service Center, is open to the public and will begin at 9 a.m. The software is an advanced software platform for integrating plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) with smart grid technologies. Earlier post.). Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


California Air Resources Board outlines environmental targets

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The California Air Resources Board met in Sacramento late last week and has announced a number of targets aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 and 2035.

First hydrogen X-Trail goes on trial

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The Sacramento Coca-Cola facility will use the X-Trail-based vehicle for promotions and events. Nissan is to deliver its first hydrogen-fuelled X-Trail vehicle to a soft drinks company in California. It has taken the car on a one-year lease, with an option to extend up to three years. The debut delivery comes after a 13 year fuel cell [.].

San Francisco orders 175 light rail cars from Siemens for $648M; option for 85 more

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The trains will be built at the Siemens plant in Sacramento, California, and the first cars are set to be delivered at the end of 2016. The light rail cars will be built according to the Buy America rules at the Siemens plant in Sacramento. The solar units reduce the facility’s carbon dioxide emissions by around 1,470 tons a year.

Propel Fuels reports strong consumer adoption of renewable diesel in SoCal; retail sales up 300% over biodiesel

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Propel offers Diesel HPR at 32 locations across California in Los Angeles, Orange Country, San Diego, Inland Empire, Sacramento, Fresno and the Bay Area. Propel launched Diesel HPR across Southern California in August 2015, and consumer adoption of the fuel has risen 300% compared to its former biodiesel product (B20). Earlier post.)

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Neste to begin selling 100% renewable diesel in Finland

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Users of Neste Renewable Diesel include cities of San Francisco, Oakland, Walnut Creek, Carlsbad, and county of Sacramento. Neste plans to start selling diesel produced entirely from renewable raw materials at selected stations in Finland around the turn of the year. It is easy to adopt, as it does not require any vehicle modifications.

Honda to begin leasing Clarity fuel cell vehicle in California by year end; targeting <$500/month

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At Washington, D.C. Honda expects to price the Clarity Fuel Cell at around $60,000 with a targeted monthly lease under $500. Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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