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Solar Energy

Aptera Expands its Horizons by Licensing Solar Technology Across Mobility Industries

  |   Electric Vehicles, Solar Energy

Cleantech San Diego member Aptera Motors, the manufacturer of the world’s most efficient solar electric vehicle, announced its strategic expansion into new mobility industries through the licensing of its breakthrough solar technology. This move aligns with Aptera’s mission to create a future where every journey...

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BayWa r.e. Signs Solar-Plus-Energy Storage Power Purchase Agreement with San Diego Community Power

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Energy Storage, Solar Energy

Cleantech San Diego member BayWa r.e., a leading renewable energy developer and services provider, has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with San Diego Community Power (SDCP), the not-for-profit community choice energy program serving five cities in the San Diego region. Under the terms...

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Port of San Diego to Install a Solar-Powered Microgrid with $5 Million Grant from California Energy Commission

  |   Smart Grid, Solar Energy

As an environmental champion and mover of goods throughout the world, the Port of San Diego — a longtime active member of Cleantech San Diego — has secured a nearly $5 million grant for the installation of a renewable, solar-powered microgrid at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal,...

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Federal Study Sees PACE Driving Solar Growth

  |   Solar Energy

A federally funded study published this week offers evidence that the innovative home-improvement financing option known as Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) has been "uniquely successful" as a driver of residential solar-power systems in California.   The analysis by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) covered the years 2010-2015,...

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San Diego Solar Day Ignites Kids’ Interest in Renewable Energy with Solar Science Challenges

  |   Solar Energy

Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar company, and Cleantech San Diego, a nonprofit trade organization supporting the region’s cleantech economy, hosted the 2nd Annual San Diego Solar Day (SDSD) on Saturday, April 15 at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM).     This Earth Month celebration is...

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