April 05, 2018

American Renewable Power acquires 20MW Biomass Plant in Loyalton, California

American Renewable Power (ARP) has today completed its acquisition and refurbishment of the Loyalton Biomass Cogeneration Plant from Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI).

Loyalton Biomass is a 20MW, baseload, 24/7 renewable power generation facility located on 212 acres adjacent to the City of Loyalton in Sierra County, California. Previously owned by… Read more

August 11, 2017

California Aims to Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2045 - Futurism


California is striding closer to a future that includes 100 percent renewable energy, faster than ever before. California Senate President Kevin de León (D) has proposed a bill which would simultaneously limit California’s hydrocarbon consumption and increase its consumption of renewables according to several goals, and… Read more

November 18, 2016

New Aerial Survey Identifies More Than 100 Million Dead Trees in California - USDA

VALLEJO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that the U.S. Forest Service has identified an additional 36 million dead trees across California since its last aerial survey in May 2016. This brings the total number of dead trees since 2010 to over 102… Read more

August 29, 2016

Like Tens of Millions of Matchsticks, California’s Dead Trees Stand Ready to Burn - The New York Times

INVERNESS, Calif. — At the height of California’s fierce wildfire season, the Sierra Nevada and North Coast forests are choked with tens of millions of dead and dying trees, from gnarly oaks to elegant pines that are turning leafy chapels into tinderboxes of highly combustible debris.

Ground… Read more