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The California Public Utilities Commission rejected a new rate proposal plan from southern California utility company San Diego Gas & Electric Co. that could have hit homes with solar power systems hard.

The Los Angeles city government has suggested a means of reducing business electricity costs while also providing green electricity.

Several federal agencies in California have faced difficulty completing their solar power installations because of opposition raised by one of the state’s two largest utility companies.

Warren Buffet, generally recognized as America’s greatest investor, has decided to take a chance on solar power, offering hope and support for an industry that many had written off in recent months.

California passes 1 GW of rooftop solar - Wednesday, November 9, 2011

California has long been a leader in solar power, in large part because of its clear, sunny skies.

Three towns in the San Francisco Bay area have offered their residents the opportunity to choose a more environmentally conscious electricity provider.

California, already one of the leading states in the nation for renewable electricity, has passed a new law it hopes could spur further investments in clean energy.

Southern California will soon boast the largest commercial rooftop solar installation in the country.

California has seen an explosion in solar power and other forms of renewable electricity with some of its new policies, but residents could soon be powering their appliances with wind from the Great Plains.

DoE offers billions in loan guarantees - Friday, September 30, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy has proven largely unfazed by the recent scandal surrounding the collapse of solar power system manufacturer Solyndra.