Tag: San Francisco

News and Policies, State

Boston, San Francisco and Seattle Rank Highest on National ‘Clean Energy Scorecard’

July 29, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

US cities are ramping up their clean energy efforts, notably with stricter energy-saving rules for buildings, but only a few cities appear on track to meet their community-wide climate goals, according to the “2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard,” released today […]

News and Policies, State

San Francisco Becomes First Major U.S. City to Sue Fossil Fuel Industry Over Costs of Climate Change

October 2, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

San Francisco and Oakland are suing Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, BP and Royal Dutch Shell—the five biggest investor-owned fossil fuel producers in the world—over the costs of climate change. The two Californian cities join the counties of Marin, San Mateo and […]

News and Policies, State

San Francisco Passes Law Requiring Solar Panels on New Buildings

April 21, 2016

Via: Renewable Energy News

San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Scott Wiener released a statement yesterday saying that the board has approved a law that will require newly constructed buildings to have solar panels installed on 15 percent of roof area. Read More on […]