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SF to require rooftop solar installations on new buildings

San Francisco became Tuesday the first large city in California to mandate…

 

San Francisco receives a royalty payment for the oil and gas extracted from a city-owned parcel of the Kern River oil field, above.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

SF looks to end relationship with oil wells that fund Golden Gate Park, Public Library

San Francisco’s city budget has benefited from oil drilling for decades through…

 

California Gov. Jerry Brown, at podium, speaks before signing a bill to combat climate change by increasing the state's renewable electricity use to 50 percent and doubling energy efficiency in existing buildings by 2030 at a ceremony overlooking the Los Angeles skyline at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

California wants renewable energy for half its power by 2030

LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown dramatically increased California's climate-change goals on…

 

The IBEW measure would have prohibited The City from calling energy “green” or “clean” that wasn’t in only one of three energy categories which qualify as renewable energy under state law. Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner

Last minute deal struck over CleanPowerSF to avoid ballot measure duel

A last-minute deal struck Monday over CleanPowerSF will avoid a heated contest…

The IBEW measure would have prohibited The City from calling energy “green” or “clean” that wasn’t in only one of three energy categories which qualify as renewable energy under state law. Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner
Board of Supervisors President London Breed plans to place a measure on the November ballot Tuesday that reaffirms the state’s definition of renewable energy.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Supes try to ‘protect’ SF’s renewable energy program

San Francisco is on target to launch a renewable energy program early…

Board of Supervisors President London Breed plans to place a measure on the November ballot Tuesday that reaffirms the state’s definition of renewable energy.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHunter's Point Naval Shipyard.

SF will be largest municipality in state to offer program with renewable energy

San Francisco is planning to make a number of moves in the…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHunter's Point Naval Shipyard.
San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine

Supervisors to call for study on countywide clean-energy plan

The cities of San Mateo County would have the option of banding…

San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine
Mike koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photoMayor Ed Lee is hoping to have a CleanPowerSF plan developed by the end of the year. CleanPowerSF would be an alternative energy provider to PG&E. But PG&E is also developing a clean-power plan.

On Guard: The City’s climate change Cold War

Right now, PG&E is shaking in its electrified boots. San Francisco is…

Mike koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photoMayor Ed Lee is hoping to have a CleanPowerSF plan developed by the end of the year. CleanPowerSF would be an alternative energy provider to PG&E. But PG&E is also developing a clean-power plan.
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

Supervisors blast SFPUC, mayor over CleanPowerSF program

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has refused to set electricity rates…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Movement expected this week in stalled CleanPowerSF program

Whether San Francisco will move forward with a renewable energy program could…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
AP File PhotoQuestions about the CleanPowerSF program prompted the SFPUC to wait on the decision until April 23.

Energy debate stalls rate-setting for CleanPowerSF

A decision over “not-to-exceed” rates for San Francisco’s CleanPowerSF program was postponed…

AP File PhotoQuestions about the CleanPowerSF program prompted the SFPUC to wait on the decision until April 23.

Strickland profits from 'green' patronage in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- Gov. Ted Strickland stood to the side of the…