The city and county expect to use the funds for community outreach, compact fluorescent and LED bulbs as well as energy audits.
In model years 2012-2016, automakers will be expected to improve fleet-wide fuel economy and reduce fleet-wide GHG emissions on passenger cars and light trucks by approximately 5 percent every year.
Three small communities will use a $500,000 grant in the "Sustainable Energy Efficiency Demonstration," which could include retrofits, updates to local codes and policies, and using more energy efficient vehicles in municipal fleets.
The Global EcoEasy Challenge selects seven finalist concepts from universities in five countries.
EPA counts the number of Energy Star-labeled buildings to determine the ranking; Los Angeles has 293 building to its credit.
Governor Ritter and lawmakers expect broad-based state plans will take care of regional haze and potentially unpopular federal mandates.
Agencies join forces to strengthen the brand, which seeks to save consumers money on their energy bills.
In a Q&A with EPonline, CleanTech OC's Executive Director, Michael Levin, assesses the burgeoning industry in California.
- By Mike Levin, Bryan Cave LLP
From promoting products and practices to reaching superior energy efficiency, companies such as California Edison, Cemex, Servidyne, Panasonic Home & Environment Co., Kimberly Clark, and CB Richard Ellis Group are making their marks.
Manufacturers, irrigation partners, retailer/distributors, and promotional partners are recognized for water-efficient products and practices.
Respondents say energy savings is the No. 1 reason for green building.
A Missouri University of Science and Technology student-run company recently received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to study how to optimize home energy usage.
The second annual contest sponsored by IC Bus will award the winning school a scholarship, a green school makeover, and a new hybrid school bus.
The $1.7 million project will retrofit 239 on-highway diesel vehicles in Athens-Clarke and Washington counties in Georgia.
According to a Stroud, Glouchestershire, Web marketing company, Google's policy lowers search result rankings for sites hosted outside the United Kingdom.
ICLEI developed a program that pits property managers and office tenants in a friendly competition to lower energy use and waste and save water.