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CEO of SunPower's majority owner, Total, killed in Moscow airport crash
Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest and invested in Silicon Valley solar manufacturer SunPower, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was reportedly drunk.
Plans to install solar panels on a home in Kentfield are up in the air after the Kent Woodlands Property Owners Association said the panels are the wrong color.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency honored two Bay Area chemical companies Thursday for products and processes that reduce or eliminate hazardous substances and may save water and reduce greenhouse gases too.
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Roadshow: The rules on charging electric vehicles in city lots
According to state law, EVs can be towed if not being charged. However, most cities are not enforcing this law for several reasons.
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Energy storage: The hot new thing in Silicon Valley
Battery-based energy storage — for homes, businesses and the electric grid — is a hot new industry in Silicon Valley, driven by advances in battery chemistry and state policies. California sees energy storage as one tool to better manage the electric grid, integrate a growing amount of solar and wind and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
DIY Halloween candy
Throwing a Halloween party? Need a bewitching hostess gift? Make your own Candy Corn-esque sweets and candy bars.
'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester
In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.