On August 21, the U.S. will experience its first total solar eclipse since 1979. While Californians will only see a partial eclipse, the rare event will darken skies and challenge the electric grid. Amy Quinton reports.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton
Riverside County Supervisors are drafting a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell voicing their displeasure with the Obama Administration's conservation plan for huge swaths of the county's desert. KVCR's Matt Guilhem says future solar development is a key factor in the dispute.
Professionals in the solar energy industry gathered for a conference at UC Riverside yesterday (Thursday). Both the public and private sector came together to examine what energy opportunities await the Inland Empire. KVCR's Matt Guilhem was there and has this report.
California energy regulators say they will need to upgrade the state's power grid in order to meet a new law mandating 50 percent renewable energy by 2030. From Capital Public Radio in Sacramento, Ben Bradford reports.