Solar Energy

Metropolitan Water District Switches to Solar to Help Offset Power Used for Water Deliverables

  |   Solar Energy, Water

With the dual goals of cutting carbon emissions and reducing operational costs, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California recently unveiled its latest investment in solar power.   Metropolitan board Chairman Randy Record joined General Manager Jeffrey Kightlinger to flip a ceremonial switch signifying the activation of two...

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Solar Parking Canopies Exceed Savings Projections at San Dieguito Union High School District

  |   K-12 Sustainability, Solar Energy

Solar shade canopies installed at two North County San Diego schools, La Costa Canyon High School and Canyon Crest Academy, have saved San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD), more than$4.4 million in energy costs to date.   Cleantech San Diego member company OpTerra Energy Services worked with SDUHSD...

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PACE Program Creates Jobs and Spurs Cleantech Investment in San Diego County

  |   Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy

San Diego County Supervisors Dianne Jacob and Dave Roberts recently co-hosted a press conference announcing the success of property assessed clean energy (PACE) in San Diego County and featuring remarks from industry leaders and Cleantech San Diego members Sullivan Solar Power and Renovate America.   The event was...

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Daniel Sullivan Announced as Semifinalist for Ernst & Young San Diego Entrepreneur of the Year

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Solar Energy

Daniel Sullivan, Cleantech San Diego board member and president and founder of San Diego-based Sullivan Solar Power, has been announced as a semifinalist for the prestigious Ernst & Young San Diego Entrepreneur of the Year award.   The Entrepreneur of the Year award recognizes those who not only create and...

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Sullivan Solar Power Helps Chabad Hebrew Academy Declare Energy independence

  |   K-12 Sustainability, Solar Energy

The Chabad Hebrew Academy recently flipped the switch to energize their solar power system. Cleantech San Diego member company Sullivan Solar Power installed the 131,652-watt solar carport at the Jewish day school’s 27-acre campus in Scripps Ranch. Friday’s ribbon-cutting event was a celebration of Chabad Hebrew...

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San Diego’s Cleantech Future: Technologies Driving 2016

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego, Solar Energy, Water, Wind Power

On February 17, 2016, Cleantech San Diego hosted a series of presentations by clean technology companies to address questions about what lies ahead for the San Diego region’s cleantech industry. What are the most important trends to watch for and act upon? What opportunities will our industry...

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Camp Pendleton Hosts Energy Sustainment and Security Discussion

  |   Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, Solar Energy

Christine Harada, the chief sustainability officer for the White House, toured Camp Pendleton to review on-base energy production facilities, Dec. 29.   The base energy department led Harada through a proposed photovoltaic site at Box Canyon, which will convert sunlight into energy, and a hydrogen refueling station...

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