HP to expand renewable energy use worldwide

Palo Alto-based Hewlett-Packard Inc. (HPQ) signed deals with renewable energy providers San Jose-based SunPower Corp. (SPWR) and Airtricity.

With SunPower, HP plans to install its first large-scale solar power installation at a San Diego facility.

The contract with Airtricity will make nearly 90 percent of HP’s energy use in Ireland from renewable wind sources.

Using conservatorships to deal with gritty urban issues

“Half the state thinks we conserve too many people, and the other half thinks we don’t conserve enough.”

Endorsement: Here’s one simple way to help crime victims in San Francisco

With Prop. D, The City’s voters can do more to help crime victims