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Energy Saving

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  • Glendale Unified School District hopes to go green with pool

    With the groundbreaking of Glendale Unified's new aquatic center still a year away, school officials have hired a firm to explore adding renewable energy sources to the pool's design to save on future operating costs. The outdoor pool will be built at...
  • Glendale to buy local power

    The City Council established earlier this week a new state-mandated program for Glendale Water & Power to purchase locally generated renewable energy. The council passed an ordinance on Tuesday adopting a so-called feed-in tariff program under which...
  • GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades

    GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades
    After years of grappling with budget cuts, Glendale Community College is poised to invest millions of dollars in campus infrastructure improvements. The focus of about $2.3 million in spending planned for later this year will be to make the campus...
  • Glendale utility: No mandatory water conservation plans

    Glendale Water & Power officials don’t expect to implement mandatory conservation in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement last week that the state is suffering from a drought and called for residents to reduce their water use by 20%....
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said. It's a rite of spring as...
  • La Cañada school board reviews interim budget

    The second interim financial report was approved by the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board on March 11, with an updated version to be presented at next month's meeting after the results of the March 4 parcel tax election have been...
  • A clear opposition to smart meters

    Smart meters aren’t worth the $50 million cost to Glendale after the $20-million federal stimulus grant — they may pose health risks, their transmissions pose security and privacy risks and their rollout is premature. A total of 43 city and...
  • Cruise Night remains a classic

    Cruise Night remains a classic
    While California's car culture was being cursed in some corners of the Southland this weekend, it was celebrated in another. Tens of thousands of people crammed into downtown Glendale on Saturday, browsing vintage cars, eating pulled-pork sandwiches...
  • Council, residents weigh in on allowing artificial turf in front yards

    Holding a bag of fertilizer and a bottle of weed killer in the air, Councilman Ara Najarian used what he called two examples of poison to convince his colleagues to allow artificial turf in residential front yards. “Real grass is as unnatural as...
  • Glendale flips switch on 'Farmville'-type tool for smart meter customers

    Glendale flips switch on 'Farmville'-type tool for smart meter customers
    A Facebook application that allows smart meter customers to gauge how much energy their using compared to others went live today, Glendale officials announced. Starting today, Glendale Water & Power customers can connect their utility accounts to the...
  • Smart meters don't count as 'renewable'

    For all the tens of millions of dollars being spent in Burbank and Glendale for new smart-meter grids, the added efficiencies won’t directly affect state mandates for renewable energy, officials say. In Glendale, the tab for new smart meters...
  • Cities stack their energy portfolio

    Cities stack their energy portfolio
    It’s a tale of two cities in two very different positions as the utilities in Burbank and Glendale work to meet strict state mandates for using renewable energy. At 21%, Glendale Water & Power is ahead of schedule in hitting the first benchmark...