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Carlsbad gives green light to community choice energy

Windmills generating power in Mojave. (Photo by Shawn Bagley, Unsplash)

North Coast Current

October 11, 2019

Carlsbad is the latest coastal North County city to join efforts in building community choice energy programs after a City Council vote Oct. 8.

Sullivan Solar Power launches effort to support Encinitas schools group

The Encinitas Educational Foundation receives a $5,000 donation March 7 from Sullivan Solar Power. Left to right: Encinitas Union School District Superintendent Tim Baird, Tara Kelly and Daniel Sullivan of Sullivan Solar Power, foundation President Jay Bell and district board Trustee Marla Strich​. (Courtesy photo)

North Coast Current

April 1, 2017

Sullivan Solar Power recently launched a program to benefit the Encinitas Educational Foundation, the company announced March 30.

Night in a new light: Encinitas swaps sodium for LEDs

Old streetlights are slowly being replaced by new energy-efficient LED fixtures as the city of Encinitas plans to replace the approximately 3,000 streetlights throughout the community. On Encinitas Boulevard looking east toward Cerro Street late April 1, the old lights give off an amber glow on the left. On the right, the new lights produce a bright blue-white. (Photo by Scott Allison)

Christopher Earley

April 6, 2012

Encinitas recently joined a growing number of California communities that have taken steps to improve energy efficiency by converting many of their street lights to LED technology. Funded by grant money from the U.S. Department of Energy, the city began converting a portion of the older high-pressure...

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