solar power

Schools need solar donor

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...