Monthly Archives: October 2015

USDA awards funding to 1,114 rural renewable energy and energy efficiency projects

Clean Technica By Derek Markham October 30, 2015 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has just announced a round of funding, in the form of loans and grants, to more than 1100 rural renewable energy and energy efficiency projects … Continue reading

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Fresno County water tank program brings water where wells have failed

The Fresno Bee By Marc Benjamin, mbenjamin@fresnobee.com October 29, 2015 Guillermo Lopez and his family couldn’t turn on their taps, flush their toilets or take a shower for the past eight months until Thursday, when a 2,600-gallon water tank was … Continue reading

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California cities turn to Internet of Things to solve parking, traffic problems

Government Technology By Ben Miller October 28, 2015 A possible future exists where an out-of-towner, late to a concert in Palo Alto, Calif., simply consults the in-console dashboard in his or her car for directions to an open parking spot … Continue reading

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US large-scale renewables account for more than 60% of new capacity

Clean Technica By Joshua S. Hill, @JoshSHill October 28, 2015 New figures reveal that US utility-scale renewable energy projects accounted for more than 60% of new energy capacity installed throughout the first three quarters of 2015. Go to full story … Continue reading

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Recharge method gives hope to increasing central San Joaquin Valley aquifers

The Fresno Bee By John Holland, jholland@modbee.com October 28, 2015 Researchers on Tuesday estimated that groundwater levels could rise 12 percent to 20 percent through intentional flooding of selected farmland between Fresno and Merced counties. Go to full story at … Continue reading

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