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Energy Saving

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  • Commentary: Public safety starts with better street lights

    In the face of increasing property crime rates and the growing encroachment of coyotes in Costa Mesa, it is important that our residential street lights provide adequate illumination at night. In my neighborhood I have observed that over that past two...
  • Customers urged to save power, avoid rolling blackouts

    Customers urged to save power, avoid rolling blackouts
    Officials from California's grid operator and Southern California Edison will roll out an energy conservation campaign Wednesday, asking customers to save power over the summer in light of the outage at San Onofre nuclear plant and the region's tight...
  • Apodaca: Irvine Unified casts a ray of inventiveness

    Say you're an educator and you had an opportunity to save money, do something beneficial for the environment and provide an excellent teaching opportunity for students. It would be a no-brainer, right? So why isn't every school district in California...
  • Students explore green careers

     Students explore green careers
    Costa Mesa High School's gym buzzed with all things green Friday. Clean Green Technology Inc., Viridistor LLC, Orange County Coastkeeper, Orange Coast College's Recycling Center and other organizations set up booths around the gym to educate students...
  • Apodaca: Optimism and the state budget

    Gov. Jerry Brown has gone to great pains lately to inject a large dose of an unfamiliar characteristic — optimism — into discussions about state finances. His surprise announcement that California is now operating in the black, and that...
  • Schools will consider installing solar panels

    Newport-Mesa school officials this week voted to explore installing solar panels at school sites to save on their energy bill. The district will pay an independent contractor up to $45,000 to evaluate whether the up-front investment could pay off in...
  • Sounding Off: Reinventing the light bulb

    When you read that, starting Jan. 1, the 100-watt bulb is fading away due to its inefficiencies, you may think, "There they go again. Now Congress wants to dictate which light bulb I can use." The answer is yes and no. In 2007, President George W....
  • Civic Center costs may grow by $12.5 million

    In its latest estimate of Civic Center construction costs, Newport Beach expects to spend as much as $12.5 million more than planned when it approved bonds to cover the project in November. According to estimates released Monday afternoon, Newport...
  • Sounding Off: Blight vs. boon in coastal communities

    The issue is not whether these solar panels are in compliance ("Corona del Mar Today: Solar panels in compliance," Aug. 15). Clearly the contractor and the solar company who installed them would not have done so if they did not comply with the city's...
  • Water district aiming for full independence

    Water district aiming for full independence
    Editor's note: This corrects the timeline for the Colored Water Treatment facility upgrade and the precentage of ground water sustained. COSTA MESA — A motorist driving down Placentia Avenue might not look twice at the nondescript concrete...
  • Ikea plans to install solar panels

    COSTA MESA — Ikea will soon install 1,078 solar panels atop its Costa Mesa store. The installation spanning 30,000 square feet will soon be installed at Ikea's location at Susan Street and South Coast Drive, just off of Harbor Boulevard. Seven...
  • District plans for solar panels

    IRVINE — The Irvine Unified School District has indentified an untapped resource: 2.5 million square feet of largely unused rooftop space. Thanks to a 2009 decision by the school board to partner with SunEdison and SPG Solar, that rich supply of...