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Ventura biodiesel firm gets $1.8M state grant

By   /  Monday, July 2nd, 2012  /  Green Coast, Latest news, Small Business  /  1 Comment

A Ventura-based biodiesel company received a $1.8 million grant from the state government on July 2. The California Energy Commission awarded the funds to Biodiesel Industries of Ventura, Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, said in a press release. The project will tap solar power and the byproducts of biodiesel production to provide power for a Read More →

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Capps calls for wind energy support

By   /  Thursday, May 24th, 2012  /  Green Coast, Latest news, Technology  /  1 Comment

The Central Coast’s fledgling wind energy business could be in big trouble if production tax incentives are allowed to expire at the end of the year. United Technologies is trying to sell or shut Clipper Windpower, once a shining star of the wind turbine business and the region’s fastest growing company. On May 15, wind Read More →

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Williams: Green jobs key to Central Coast economy

By   /  Monday, May 21st, 2012  /  Green Coast, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Williams: Green jobs key to Central Coast economy

The Central Coast has the potential to be a green-jobs leader, but the public sector must provide supportive policies. That was the view from 35th District Assembly Member Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, who hosted the second annual Green Jobs Summit at Ventura City Hall on May 19. Government needs to “send the right signals,” he Read More →

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A blueprint for green business: Patagonia execs share lessons learned in new book

By   /  Friday, May 11th, 2012  /  Green Coast, Latest news  /  1 Comment

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Driving on Sunshine: Electric Ford Focus kicks off tour in Santa Barbara

By   /  Friday, April 27th, 2012  /  Features, Green Coast  /  Comments Off on Driving on Sunshine: Electric Ford Focus kicks off tour in Santa Barbara

A Santa Barbara-based environmental group plans to install electric car chargers up and down the Highway 101 corridor in the Tri-Counties.

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Ceres loses $6.8M in Q1

By   /  Thursday, April 12th, 2012  /  Banking & Finance, Earnings, Green Coast, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Ceres loses $6.8M in Q1

Energy crop company Ceres lost $6.8 million in the first quarter, it said in its first earnings report after going public in a $65.3 million IPO in late February. The Thousand Oaks-based firm’s loss widened from $5.4 million a year earlier as revenue dropped from $1.6 million to $1.3 million. Despite a $100,000 increase in Read More →

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Bill Gates: New nuclear could be “energy miracle”

By   /  Friday, March 23rd, 2012  /  Features, Green Coast, Technology  /  3 Comments

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is placing his chips on nuclear technology these days.

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