French solar panel manufacturer Soitec opened its $150 million factory in San Diego on Friday, 16th December, 2011 hoping to meet Californian demands of sourcing one-third of its energy from renewable energy by 2020.
The Obama administration seems gung-ho on promoting solar power in six Western states by identifying them as “Solar Energy Zones”.
California state prisons will reap the benefits of solar energy thanks to the construction of solar power plants at its prison grounds.
IKEA has powered up its Covina store in California using solar energy panels installed by Gloria Solar.
Ford and SunPower, the largest solar panel maker in Silicon Valley have come together to offer consumers a bundle of rooftop solar panel assembly along with their new buy of Focus Electric.