Search You Can Go Green When Your Grid Allows You To September 23, 2022 Source: Politico This September 23 recap sees California's pressure-cooker heat wave as a preview of future perils facing the un-updated grid. There's a Hole in the System September 09, 2022 Source: Grist On September 6, this story spotlighted utilities' shoddy record at restoring and sustaining electricity for low-income communities of color. The Net-Net Looks Like a Mess-Mess April 01, 2022 Source: Washington Post This March 31 analysis looks at squabbles with utilities over who bears the transmission cost when more people generate their own clean power. It focuses on Florida and California. California Without Collateral? New Buildings Get Mandates, Raise Finance Questions August 30, 2021 Source: The New York Times A mandate from the Golden State to hook up new buildings to renewable power opens a path for ideas about financing energy upgrades in the vastly higher stock of buildings already in use. Don't Wait for a Flooded Day to Cool the Roof: Commercial Real Estate Grows Up June 11, 2021 Source: The Washington Post This June 8 article, riffing off an architectural association's awards, shows how green engineering can lower a building's energy cost and improve its returns. How California Became Far More Energy-Efficient Than the Rest of the Country June 12, 2019 Source: Vox California is decreasing its energy intensity (energy consumed per unit of GDP) and its carbon intensity (carbon emissions per unit of GDP). External News Solar Panel Glut Is Muting Effect of Trump Tariffs: SunPower August 23, 2018 Source: Reuters A steep global decline in the price of solar modules in recent weeks is nearly offsetting the effect of the Trump administration’s 30 percent tariff on imported panels, the chief executive of a major United States solar company said.