Highlights

City of Chula Vista Launches New Clean Energy Program with Sullivan Solar Power

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, Solar Energy

On May 14, the Cleantech San Diego member city of Chula Vista held an event and ‘flipped the switch’ to their recently installed solar projects, totaling 500,000 watts of clean energy across three facilities. The city not only celebrated their own solar power projects but also the...

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San Diego Innovators Can Be Leaders in Realizing Global Sustainability

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Events, Highlights, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, Solar Energy, The City as a System

In early April, CleanTECH San Diego was represented at the first Global Solutions Summit in Washington, D.C. The conference follows the Little Rock Accord, signed December 2012, between Club de Madrid, an organization of former heads of state, and the P80 Foundation, comprised of many...

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UC San Diego Takes Top Two Positions in National Rankings for Biofuel Research

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego Members, Highlights

A new report issued by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) ranked programs at UC San Diego as the two best in the country for algal biofuels research, including Scripps Institution of Oceanography as top in the nation.   An external group of experts from industry,...

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140+ California Companies Say Climate Change is the “Greatest Economic Opportunity Of the 21st Century”

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Highlights

Today,  Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) released the California Climate Declaration at the Climate Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA. Over 140 California-based companies have joined the Climate Declaration, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, Sungevity, and Sapphire Energy announced today.   Read the press...

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New Intelligent Wireless Streetlights to Save San Diego $250,000 Annually

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, Intelligent Streetlights, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid

San Diego will illuminate its downtown district with GE Lighting's intelligent lighting system, including LED street lighting, making it the first city in the United States to adopt GE's LightGrid technology. The new system of 3,000 city lamps, set to be in place by spring...

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CleanTECH San Diego Executive Chairman Jim Waring Selected to Lead New Port Committee on Energy Supply

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Highlights

Bob Nelson, one of three representatives of San Diego on the Board of Port Commissioners, was sworn in January 14, 2014, as Chairman of the Board of Port Commissioners for 2014. At the ceremony, Nelson underscored his commitment to facilitating efforts to seek affordable, non-polluting energy sources for...

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