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City eases residential access to solar power
Thursday Aug 27 2015
Peggy Matson of Auburn Solar Specialists was cheering on Wednesday over the news that Auburn City Council passed an ordinance to streamline the residential solar permit process. & ...
Reader Input: Global warming is a fraudulent scam
Thursday Mar 05 2015
Imagine what happens when you lose your PG&E power during a rare power outage. You do not have central heat and air conditioning, no hot water, no refrigeration, no cooking on ...
Schools need solar donor
Thursday May 24 2012
I read in the AJ that our schools are going forward with solar installation (Who really pays for solar power in California?”, Journal, May 23). I say “kudos” to t ...
Who really pays for solar power in California?
Tuesday May 22 2012
A local school district is moving forward with a major solar installation in July that is expected to generate 80 percent of its power. The installation of the project, which coul ...
Auburn plant’s solar panels celebrate the sun
Tuesday Apr 12 2011
Auburn’s Wastewater Treatment Plant has a couple of new additions to feel sunny about. On Tuesday the city unveiled its new solar power project and ultraviolet disinfectant syst ...
Sutter Auburn Faith harvests sunshine to save energy
Monday Nov 01 2010
Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital officially unveiled its new $6 million solar installation Wednesday. The 3,000 solar panels in a two-system configuration have a capacity of 700 kilo ...
Drive to recall Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler moves forward
Wednesday Aug 18 2010
Facing a fight for his political life, Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler used a budget meeting Wednesday to lash out at a Granite Bay group mounting a recall drive to remove him ...
Auburn a solar city? New study shows it's in state’s Top 10
Friday Oct 09 2009
1. The who would have thunk it moment: A new Environment California report ranks Auburn sixth in the state in terms of solar capacity per capita. Auburn’s installed solar capacit ...
Sun still rises on Del Oro's solar panels
Wednesday Sep 30 2009
Even thieves couldn’t stop Del Oro High School from finding a new place in the sun. The high school is leading the way in green technology by becoming the first school in Placer ...
Supervisor Uhler must be feeling heat
Friday Aug 21 2009
Maybe Supervisor Kirk Uhler was feeling a little guilty when he verbally attacked Supervisor (Jennifer) Montgomery for hiring staff members. He may have felt the heat over the hiri ...
It’s like having a pay toilet in your own bathroom
Sunday Apr 26 2009
Here’s a couple more things I don’t understand. In the next decade or so we will probably spend a couple of trillion dollars of our and our children’s tax dollars installing ...
Group puts supervisor in hot seat over solar ties
Wednesday Mar 11 2009
Supervisor Kirk Uhler’s status as employee of a solar-power business that has contracted with Placer County is getting some close scrutiny from a Granite Bay group threatening to ...
Solar power has them off the grid
Tuesday Nov 11 2008
Editor’s note: This is the conclusion of a two-part series on solar home design. Dick and Becky Myers wanted to do more than just add a few passive solar components to their new ...
Auburn Honda seeing green with solar installation
Tuesday Apr 15 2008
When you sell cars for the greenest automaker in the United States, it makes sense to have the building that houses them be green, too. In keeping with the environmentally frien ...
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