More on Energy & Environment
Capps Announces $1.6 million grant to UCSB’s Institute for Energy Efficiency to Develop New Hybrid Battery
The grant program provides funding to breakthrough technologies that have the potential to develop into new industries and have a commercial impact.
This sudden spike in gas prices is incredibly hard on on folks on the Central Coast. We’ve seen energy markets manipulated in the past by Enron and others and it’s important to make sure it isn’t happening again.
Capps Joins Members of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition to Urge Passage of Legislation to Extend Renewable Energy Tax Credits
The tax credit provides an income tax credit for each kilowatt-hour of electricity produced by a renewable energy source, including wind, and has been a key factor in the expansion of clean energy over the last decade.
In the past two years the House of Representatives has voted 297 times to undermine our country's basic, long-standing environmental protections.
California is helping to lead the nation in expanding wind energy production and the U.S. can lead the world in transitioning to cleaner, safer sources of energy and away from fossil fuels.
Capps Announces Over $2 Million in Federal Funding To Help San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority Upgrade Bus Fleet to Clean Diesel
The new buses will reduce emissions to the greatest extent possible and will help modernize and standardize the RTA's fleet, thereby improving air quality, consistency, and customer service.