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CALIFORNIA ADOPTS GROUNDBREAKING LONG TERM ENERGY EFFICIENCY STRATEGIC PLAN AS ROADMAP TO ACHIEVE MAXIMUM...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - September 25, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today adopted California's first Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan, presenting a single roadmap to achieve maximum energy savings across all major groups and sectors in California.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Signs Contracts for 800 Megawatts of Solar Photovoltaic Power

CA - September 2, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — California's Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has signed contracts for two of the most ambitious solar photovoltaic projects in the world: a 550-megawatt (MW) "solar farm" and a 250-MW "solar ranch," both of which will be located in San Luis Obispo County.

CBIA Applauds State’s First-in-Nation Green Building Codes

SACRAMENTO - The California Building Industry Association today said the state’s adoption of new mandatory green building standards will help ensure that California remains at the cutting edge of the green building movement while keeping new homes as affordable as possible.

Home Builders’ Association of Northern California Opens Urban Division

San Francisco, CA – May 1, 2008 – The Home Builders Association of Northern the Bay Area ’s largest association of home builders and a noted source of public information on home buying issues that affect the public, has opened an urban division at 660 Mission Street in San Francisco.

Green Innovations Help Skid Row Residents, Too

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor, director and Enterprise Community Partners Board Trustee Edward Norton, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, dignitaries and formerly homeless residents gathered today at 9:30 a.m. at the St. George Hotel in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the first solar electric system installation for a low-income, multiunit building on the West Coast.

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San Francisco’s Skyline: New Urban Development Projects to Bring the City...

The TransAmerica Pyramid used to be the tallest building of the Bay City, but the recently inaugurated SalesForce Tower has stolen its title, with its 61-stories and 1,070 feet. This project is only the beginning of a series of infrastructural plans set out to revamp San Francisco’s skyline in the years to come.