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Monday’s Vote Will Confirm Jon Slangerup as Chief Executive at PoLB

Jon W. Slangerup expected to be named the Port of Long Beach’s new Chief Executive. Jon W. Slangerup expected to be named the Port of Long Beach’s new Chief Executive. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners is scheduled to vote Monday, June 30, to name Jon W. Slangerup, a veteran corporate executive with extensive experience in global logistics and environmental technologies, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Chief Executive. 

Port of Long Beach Energy Policy Approved by Board of Harbor Commissioners

Photo Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Photo Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has unanimously approved a groundbreaking Port of Long Beach Energy Policy to guide efforts that will secure a more sustainable and resilient supply of power as demand grows.

Port Awards Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grants to Fund 28 Projects

beware of scams The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, August 20, awarded a total of $5.4 million to nonprofit groups, agencies and Port tenants to fund 28 projects that will reduce, avoid or capture emissions of greenhouse gases.

Southern California Green Economic Council Meeting Today

go green tech tips Residents are invited to attend the Southern California Green Economic Council Meeting today, Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at The Expo. Topic: Energy Efficiency Upgrades and how to create green jobs: Now! Speakers: David Cohen, Program Manager, Energy Upgrade CA.

Walmart Uses Innovative Thin Film Solar Technology to Increase Renewable Energy Use

solar-panels walmart Thin film is lighter and has a smaller environmental impact than traditional solar panels On September 20, 2010 Walmart announced that it would expand its renewable energy efforts through lighter, lower cost thin film solar technology.

SCE Launches Request for Offers for Renewables Standard Contracts Program

southern-california- Southern California Edison (SCE), the nation’s leading utility for renewable energy, has launched a request for offers for more renewable contracts from small generators. Offers from all renewable technologies in generating facilities 20 megawatts and under are welcome.

U.S. Veteran Initiative gets $500K to train Vets for jobs in green energy

veterans-job-training The United States Veteran Initiative in Long Beach will receive $500,000 to provide thousands of veterans with green jobs training. It is one of 22 grants, totaling more than $9 million, being awarded nationwide. The grants were announced yesterday by Raymond Jefferson, assistant secretary of the U.S.

Green LB! Festival Powered by Renewable Energy

solar-source A local company is helping to make this year’s Green LB! Festival less dependent on fossil fuels by supplying renewable solar and biodiesel energy to patrons and vendors. Solar Source Inc. will supply a mobile renewable energy system to the Green LB!

Grand Prix tickets now available at downtown ticket office

toyota grand prix long beach tickets Tickets for the April 16-18 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, featuring six races including the IZOD IndyCar Series, are now available for purchase at the downtown Long Beach ticket office, located at 300 E. Seaside Way. The IZOD IndyCar Series, featuring stars such as Danica Patrick, Helio Castroneves, Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and Marco Andretti, is the undeniable headline of Grand Prix weekend.

SCE selects SunPower panels for rooftop solar project

sunpower solar panels Southern California Edison announced this week that SunPower Corp. will provide solar technology for generating up to 200 megawatts of solar power. This is 80 percent of the capacity needed for SCE’s planned solar photovoltaic program.

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