Entries by Eric Sustaita

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California PG&E CEO Resigns…

By Mark Chediak and Kiel PorterJanuary 13, 2019, 5:24 PM PST “The San Francisco-based company has begun a search for a new CEO following Williams’ departure, according to a statement issued Sunday. PG&E general counsel John Simon will take the helm in the meantime. Williams, 57, took over as CEO in March 2017 and is leaving after a […]

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Old solar panels get second life in repurposing and recycling markets

By Billy Ludt | January 9, 2019 “Solar modules no longer need to simply wind up in the landfill once they’re decommissioned. Is a panel cracked? Shattered? At the end of its warranty lifetime? That panel can still serve a purpose, whether run through a recycling process and fed back into the supply chain; or repurposed or reused […]

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Floating Solar Projects in California

November 06, 2018 08:40 ET | Source: Ciel & Terre “Salad Cosmo USA, a family-owned bean sprout producer in Dixon, California, has made an environment commitment that includes using recyclable packaging, composting waste products for use in the fields, and irrigating with waste water. As part of that commitment, Salad Cosmo wanted a sustainable energy solution for production […]

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Call for Dynamic Pricing of Electricity in California

DECEMBER 5, 2018 WILLIAM DRISCOLL – PV Magazine ” Dynamic or real-time pricing can make room for more solar and wind power on the grid, by shifting consumption to times of high solar and wind generation. Yet the key selling point for dynamic pricing could be its potential to cut costs both for customers, who can buy […]

2018 Canned Food Tree Celebration

AltSys Solar Inc. ☀️ is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Canned Food Tree Celebration presented by FoodLink Tulare County and Tulare Outlets. This event is to build a healthy, hunger-free Tulare County this holiday season. Here is the AltSys Solar Canned Food Tree below!

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Rooftop Solar must be part of California’s wildfire mitigation plans

By Anne Hoskins Nov. 28, 2018 “The recently released Fourth National Climate Assessment provides yet another warning that our 100-year-old electricity system was not designed with our changing climate in mind and that communities will bear severe consequences if we do not take action. We must adapt and embrace technological solutions like rooftop solar and […]

Wind Is Cheapest, Followed by Solar

by:Dan Gearino, InsideClimate News “There was a time when utility companies could say coal plants were a bargain. Many of the same companies viewed wind and solar as too expensive to do on a large scale. I’m not talking about ancient history. This was 2008, when I started covering energy. Since then, the costs of […]