Green Report

CleanPowerSF is approved for launch in mid-2013

San Francisco Board of Supervisors approves CleanPowerSF, a $19 million program, which offers residents 100% renewable energy…

SF opens the first ever electric vehicle week

舊金山計劃成為全美電動車首都,為達成該目標,舊金山首屆「電車週」 EV Week今天在市中心的Justin Herman廣場拉開序幕…

Green rating system for electronics

蘋果公司今年七月初宣佈退出電腦產品EPEAT環保評級, 引發外界關注。在各界壓力之下,蘋果隨即又宣佈重新加入評級。究竟EPEAT評級對消費者和環境有何重要性呢…

Rising sea level threatens Bay Area airports

美國國家科學研究委員會(NRC)公佈的最新報告預測,在本世紀內,加州大部分低窪地區的海平線,可能上升超過三英尺…

Green Button program

Introducing the Green Button program…

EPA official visits local green business that’s growing

Mission Motors, a San Francisco green business that provides powertrain components for hybrid and electric vehicles plans to double its workforce this year…

CleanPowerSF program

CleanPowerSF plans to offer 100 percent renewable energy which includes wind, solar and other renewable sources to the City’s customers…

Dreaming of a Green Christmas

The City of San Francisco is promoting the “Dreaming of a Green Christmas” program to encourage residents…

Institute in Taiwan wins green tech awards

Taiwan’s largest and one of the world’s leading high-tech research and development institutions, receive two 2011 R&D 100 Awards for its innovative…

Green Feature: SF to list green certifications in property records

(KTSF by Jessie Liang) Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting announced his office will record the energy-efficiency certifications and ratings of buildings in San Francisco and become the first Assessor-Recorder in California to include this vital information in [...]

Green Feature: SunEdison brings jobs to new Belmont headquarters

  (KTSF by Jessie Liang) Maryland-based SunEdison, a solar company, has relocated its headquarters to the peninsula city of Belmont. SunEdison celebrated its grand opening today and was joined by Governor Jerry Brown and other [...]

Green Feature: SF Green Programs

(KTSF by Jessie Liang) San Francisco has received the distinction as the “greenest” city in North America in the first North American Green Cities Index. San Francisco was ranked ahead of New York, Seattle, Denver [...]

Green Feature: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Spare the Air

  (KTSF by Jessie Liang) The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is marking the 20 year anniversary of the Spare the Air program which started in 1991. Through the Spare the Air program, Bay [...]

Green Feature: SF to install more free electric car charging stations

  (KTSF by Jessie Liang) The City of San Francisco is going to install more than 80 charging stations citywide by the end of the year and offer free electric vehicle (EV) charging at all [...]

Green Feature: Reducing Pollution in Coyote Creek

  (KTSF by Jessie Liang) The EPA and The City of San Jose launch the “Clean Creeks, Healthy Communities” pilot program to highlight a significant pollution problem impacting San Francisco Bay. The program will be [...]

Green Feature: New polls on environmental issues & policies

(KTSF by Jessie Liang) The new poll by The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) shows in the wake of the Japanese nuclear crisis, 65 percent of California adults oppose building more plants and 30 [...]

Green Feature: California Youth Energy Services

  (KTSF by Jessie Liang) This summer, the City of San Mateo has partnered with Rising Sun Energy Center, a local environmental nonprofit whose mission is to create a society that uses energy and water [...]

Green Feature: Laundry to Landscape Pilot Graywater Program

  (KTSF by Jessie Liang) According to Amanda Dougherty, spokeswoman from Water Conservation of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, “graywater is water that comes from your clothes washer, your showers or your bathroom faucets. It’s [...]