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Duke Energy acquires full ownership of REC Solar

By   /  Thursday, December 7th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Energy, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Duke Energy acquires full ownership of REC Solar

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SimpliPhi Power to provide off-grid energy storage system in New Zealand

By   /  Thursday, October 5th, 2017  /  Energy, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on SimpliPhi Power to provide off-grid energy storage system in New Zealand

Ojai-based SimpliPhi Power announced Oct. 3 that it had contracted with electricity distributor Powerco to build an off-grid renewable energy storage system called Base Power in New Zealand. The system provides supplemental or alternative energy to areas where upgrades to the network were not deemed to be cost effective. After initial trials, Powerco ordered 20 Read More →

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Cal Poly SLO contracts with REC Solar for solar farm project

By   /  Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Education, Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly SLO contracts with REC Solar for solar farm project

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo announced the launch of a 4.5 megawatt solar farm project Oct. 3 that will provide around a quarter of its total electricity usage. The university has contracted with REC Solar to finance construction and maintenance through a power purchase agreement. Construction began in late September and is expected to be Read More →

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Puente alternatives cheaper than gas power plant

By   /  Friday, September 29th, 2017  /  Energy, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Puente alternatives cheaper than gas power plant

By Carmen Ramirez and Craig Lewis Renewable energy alternatives are technically and economically superior to the proposed gas Puente Power Project in Oxnard. The Ventura County Taxpayers Association’s guest commentary supporting the Puente gas plant in the Sept. 8 issue of the Business Times contained inaccurate and misleading information. It’s true that a recent California Read More →

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Puente Power Project needed and should be approved

By   /  Friday, September 8th, 2017  /  Energy, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Puente Power Project needed and should be approved

By David Grau NRG Energy is proposing to build a new power plant at its existing Mandalay Generating Station on Harbor Boulevard at the beach. The plan, called the Puente Power Project, calls for the new plant to replace two existing facilities that are required by state law to discontinue by 2020. This proposal will Read More →

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Study finds Puente power plant alternatives could work

By   /  Friday, August 25th, 2017  /  Energy, Latest news, Technology, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Study finds Puente power plant alternatives could work

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Solar energy project will power Vandenberg AFB

By   /  Friday, August 18th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Energy, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Solar energy project will power Vandenberg AFB

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