SIMEON GANT – Rethinking The Burgeoning Green Economy

OPINION – When I began my research developing the Green Tech education program the term green jobs was an anomaly. The obvious question is, ‘What’s the difference between a regular job and a green job?’ Since its inception in 2009, Green Tech set out to define and spread the word of what a green job […]

SMUD Leads The Nation In New Solar Power Home Construction

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is now the leading utility in the nation in terms of new homes that have solar panels installed during construction. The SMUD SolarSmart Homes program commenced in 2006 and, despite the intervening housing downturn, SMUD has worked with 18 local, regional and national homebuilders to construct more […]

City of Sacramento Recognized as a Green Leader for the Region

SACRAMENTO – Winners of the 2012 Green California Leadership Awards acknowledging public sector sustainability, have been announced! The awards will be presented at the Green California Summit on April 26, 2012, during the Leadership Awards Ceremony at the Sacramento Convention Center. The City of Sacramento has earned its place among the winners. The Green California […]

Forget Fast Food Toys: ‘Lorax’ Gets Green Tie-Ins

LOS ANGELES – The Lorax, perhaps the most famous anti-industrial crusader from children’s literature, is getting support from companies that are willing to go green. With a host of commercial tie-ins  albeit for eco-friendly products  Universal Pictures will begin promoting “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” this month. The animated movie, set for release March 2 in […]

Airport Receives $150k SMUD Rebate for Energy Efficiency

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) will recognize the Sacramento County Airport System with the presentation of a $150,000 rebate check to the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, January 10 at 9:30 a.m. during the board meeting at 700 H Street, Sacramento, CA. SMUD director Rob Kerth (Ward 5) will present […]