Google to show air pollution data for Californian streets

The data is from sensors deployed in Google Street View vehicles taken over four years

US to resume environmental cleanup of toxic waste at ETEC Center

The ETEC Center was a former nuclear and liquid metals research site and needs to be decontaminated to minimise environmental risks

Wärtsilä confirms 70MW energy storage and management project in California

The project will be integrated with the firm’s GEMS platform to improve market access and grid performance

SCE expands green portfolio in California with 770MW of energy storage capacity

The projects will help bridge energy shortfalls in the region and direct more renewable energy to the grid

Bloom Energy builds fuel-cell microgrids for hospitals in California

The company says the servers will reduce air pollution by more than 99% compared with existing combustion-based power generation sources

California ‘to double clean energy capacity by 2030’

The US state is targeting a reduction of 46m tonnes of greenhouse gases from its electric sector by 2030

California Governor declares forest fire emergency

Pacific Gas & Electric has initiated a safety power shutoff across the state to stop fires spreading

California and Denmark team up to drive energy efficiency

Despite a distance of 5,343 miles between them, the US state and the Scandinavian nation will work together to use energy more efficiently

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Mail truck emissions get signed, sealed, delivered

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is trialling seven new electric vans to clean up its delivery routes

California pledges to go carbon neutral by 2045

The move backs up its recent commitment to shift to 100% renewables by the same date