2017

It’s Only Rational: Join others to solve climate change, Ann Hancock, The Bohemian, August 2, 2017

Climate group sees ‘inevitable’ shift to electric vehicles in Sonoma County, Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, August 2, 2017

Poll: Californians care for the environment, not so much for President Trump, Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, July 27, 2017

Sonoma Co.’s Solmetric drives innovation for Vivint Solar, Barry Vesser, North Bay Business Journal, July 21, 2017

Launch of new Tesla Model 3 eagerly awaited in Sonoma County, Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, July 6, 2017

Close to Home: State can show the way on climate policy, Jane Bender and Larry Robinson, The Press Democrat, June 8, 2017

North Coast opposes President Trump’s proposed climate-change pact pullout, Paul Payne, The Press Democrat, May 31, 2017

Marin’s MCE Clean Energy leads distributed energy resources projects, Woody Hastings, North Bay Business Journal, May 26, 2017

San Jose approves clean energy program, Nicholas Cheng, SF Gate, May 16, 2017

Sonoma County solar industry ranks 13th in nation for job numbers, Robert Digitale, The Press Democrat, March 31, 2017

President Trump directs EPA to shelve vehicle fuel economy goals, Staff, The Press Democrat, March 15, 2017

Catching On: Film series sparks hope with upcoming screening, Charlie Swanson, The Bohemian, February 22, 2017

Sonoma County’s Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery shows sustainability is sound business, Jane Bender, North Bay Business Journal, February 9, 2017

Resist, Refuse, Sue: Rep. Huffman and North Bay eco-warriors preach hope and lawsuits, Tom Gogola, Bohemian, February 1, 2016

Center for Climate Protection founder continues climate change awareness despite new challenges, Michael Shapiro, Press Democrat, January 25, 2017

2016

Close to Home: Having a positive impact on climate far beyond our borders, Ann Hancock, The Press Democrat, December 3, 2016

14 Bay Area firms form climate-change alliance, Barry Vesser, North Bay Business Journal, November 29, 2016

California environmental leaders, lawmakers gird for fight against President Trump, Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, November 19, 2016

Sonoma County and California defiant after Donald Trump’s election, Paul Payne, The Press Democrat, November 12, 2016

Gov. Brown signs new state law curbing methane from dairy cows, landfills, Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, September 19, 2016

Sonoma County to offer incentives for drivers to switch to electric cars, Angela Hart, The Press Democrat, September 11, 2016

Sonoma County preparing for critical climate changes, Angela Hart, The Press Democrat, September 4, 2016

Officials show interest in local energy production, Visalia Times-Delta, Luis Hernandez, August 26, 2016

Survey: Majority of Valley residents want choice in how their electricity is made, Fresno Business Journal, August 26, 2016

EVs in Sonoma County Cut Emissions, Boost Economy, KRCB, June 18, 2016

Meet the latest disruption for utilities: community power, by Debra Kahn, EnergyWire, June 9, 2016

Local Energy – Sonoma County Community Choice Energy, Tish Levee, Sonoma County Gazette, May 1, 2016

Loony Power, by Chris Smith, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, April 6, 2016

Local Ecology Club urges carpooling, by Lorna Sheridan, Sonoma Index Tribune, February 29, 2016

Silicon Valley benefits from community choice in energy, by Jeff Byron and Ann Hancock, San Jose Mercury, February 26, 2016

Trains, planes and automobiles vs. sustainability, Genesis Napel, Oak Leaf (Santa Rosa Junior College Student Newspaper) February 7, 2016

Petaluma is fertile ground for electric vehicles, by Matt Brown, The Petaluma Argus-Courier, January 24, 2016

Study shows Sonoma County has among smallest carbon footprints in Bay Area, The Press Democrat, Guy Kovner, January 13, 2016

Tesla batteries power North Bay energy innovations, by Barry Vesser, North Bay Business Journal, January 4, 2016

2015

Report from Paris, by Mike Sandler, The North Bay Bohemian

Close to Home: The Paris climate agreement needs a cap, by Mike Sandler, The Press Democrat, December 19, 2015

Santa Rosa federal building one of nine sites to receive solar panels, The Press Democrat, Christi Warren, December 18, 2015

Close to Home: PG&E’s plan to raise an obscure fee on your monthly bill, by Woody Hastings, The Press Democrat, December 17, 2015

Energy Democracy: Inside Californians’ Game-Changing Plan for Community-Owned Power, by Al Weinrub, Yes! Magazine, November 12, 2015

Close to Home: The best way to deal with EV envy, by Ann Hancock, The Press Democrat, November 8, 2015

GOP candidates head to climate change’s doorstep for California debate, by Naureen Khan, Al Jazeera America, September 16, 2015

Close to Home: EVs, the next step in being carbon-free, by Lawrence Jaffe and Doron Amiran, The Press Democrat, September 13, 2015

White paper drives benefits of EVs, by Krista Sherer, Sonoma West, September 9, 2015

Report highlights Sonoma County’s growing market for electric vehicles, by Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, September 2, 2015

Sonoma County reduces greenhouse gas emissions, but falls short of target, by Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, August 1, 2015

Close to Home: Progress with local greenhouse gas goal, by Ann Hancock, The Press Democrat, July 31, 2015

Sonoma County greenhouse gases down 11% in 2014, North Bay Business Journal, July 31, 2015

Despite gains, greenhouse gas goal remains elusive, KRCB, July 29, 2015

New state building rule makes it easier to own an electric car, by Guy Kovner,The Press Democrat, July 11, 2015

Local solar, climate advocates merge, North Bay Business Journal, June 17, 2015

Green energy advocacy groups consolidate, KRCB, June 16, 2015

Close to Home: Invest now for a clean energy future, by Dick Dowd and Brad Baker, The Press Democrat, June 3, 2015

Smith: Those cyclists ache to save the world, by Chris Smith, The Press Democrat, May 21, 2015

Youth climate leadership challenge pushes green living, Sonoma West, April 29, 2015

ECO2school fun energizes students to drive less, KRCB, April 14, 2015

Smith: Ted Cruz’s stance on climate change baffles Sonoma County scientist, by Chris Smith, The Press Democrat, March 28, 2015

Powering the Bottom Line: ‘You can’t ever stop learning to be more sustainable,’ contributed by Barry Vesser, North Bay Business Journal, March 4, 2015

Electric Cars Find Favor in Sonoma CountyKRCB, February 23, 2015

2014

Powering the Bottom Line: Electric garbage trucks coming soon to curbside, contributed by Jane Bender, North Bay Business Journal, December 29, 2014

Sonoma County climate change initiatives honored by White House, Angela Hart, The Press Democrat, December 3, 2014

California Clean Power to help other cities launch more programs like Sonoma Clean Power, by Robert Digitale, The Press Democrat, November 26, 2015

Sonoma County leads way in expanding green power industry, by Matt Brown, The Press Democrat, October 23, 2014

Sonoma Clean Power signs new supply deals, by Matt Brown, The Press Democrat, October 23, 2014

Eco2school student profile, by Jamie Hansen, The Press Democrat, October 17, 2014

International Walk & Roll to School Day takes place in Cloverdale Oct. 8, by Kat Core, Sonoma West, September 29, 2014

AB 2145 fails, by Matt Brown, The Press Democrat, August 30, 2014

Smith: Video promotes carpooling with a smile, by Chris Smith, The Press Democrat, July 19, 2014

Sonoma Clean Power allies defeat challenges in Sacramento, by Matt Brown, The Press Democrat, Jun 25, 2014

Community Power Faces Legislative Roadblock, KRCB, June 15, 2014

Sonoma Clean Power flips the switch, by Matt Brown, The Press Democrat, May, 1 2014

Elsie Allen grad gets students to think green, by Chris Smith, The Press Democrat, April, 6 2014

Perks for Commuters: New law requires Bay Area companies to offer incentives to workers who use public transit, car pooling services, by Matt Brown, The Press Democrat, April, 7 2014

Gatherings: Rumi’s Caravan, The Press Democrat, February, 16 2014

App helps foster carpool connections, by Matt Brown, The Press Democrat, February 4, 2014

Sonoma Clean Power weighs next steps, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, January 22, 2014

Sonoma Clean Power’s rates to beat PG-E, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, January, 10 2014

2013

Sonoma Clean Power poised to take big steps, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, November, 7 2013

Sonoma Clean Power clears way for Santa Rosa, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, July, 26 2013

Santa Rosa strikes deal on Sonoma Clean Power, by Kevin McCallum, The Press Democrat, July 10, 2013

Santa Rosa joins Sonoma Clean Power, by Eric Gneckow, North Bay Business Journal, July 9, 2013

Cotati signs on with Sonoma Clean Power, by Dave Williams, The Community Voice, July 4, 2013

Experts explore energy, debt, climate challenges, by Gary Quackenbush, North Bay Business Journal, June 3, 2013

Pitch for county power agency enters crucial stretch, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, May 18, 2013

Windsor signs on to county power authority, by Clark Mason, The Press Democrat, May 15, 2013

Sebastopol council votes to require solar power on new homes, buildings, by Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, May 7, 2013

Sebastopol listens to public power agency pitch, by Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, May 7, 2013

Bidders for Sonoma County public power agency narrowed to 4, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, May 3, 2013

Sonoma Clean Power process has been careful, thoughtful, guest column by Jane Bender and Woody Hastings for The Press Democrat, May 1, 2013

Sonoma County kick starts a public power agency, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, April 24, 2013

Sonoma County supervisors OK landfill pact, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, April 23, 2013

Yes on Sonoma Clean Power: Give residents control, choice, by Efren Carrillo and Dick Dowd, The Press Democrat, April 22, 2013

Power brokers: Sonoma County plan imminent, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, April 21, 2013

Windsor’s water-saving program extended, lauded, by Clark Mason, The Press Democrat, April 21, 2013

Moving toward sustainability, by Meg McConahey, The Press Democrat, April 19, 2013

11 bidders seek to provide power to Sonoma County, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, April 9, 2013

Supervisors back landfill deal, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, April 9, 2013

Are we aiming for a post-sustainable world?, by Chris Coursey, The Press Democrat, April 9, 2013

Clean Power forum plugs into wine, Business Journal Staff Report, North Bay Business Journal, April 1, 2013

Sonoma County residents to join nationwide protests over oil pipeline, by Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, February 16, 2013

GUEST OPINION: Cap and trade funds on way, by Barry Vesser, for The Press Democrat, February 13, 2013

New To Your Electricity Bill: A Climate Dividend, KRCB, January 4, 2013

2012

Sonoma County board votes to create power agency, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, December 4, 2012

Sonoma County considers key step toward becoming power provider, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, December 1, 2012

County emissions fall for 3rd straight year, by Bob Norberg, The Press Democrat, November 13, 2012

New To Your Electricity Bill: A Climate Dividend, Interview with Barry Vesser, KRCB

Windsor to finance water-saving efforts for residents, by Clark Mason, The Press Democrat, July 26, 2012

Telecom pioneer Green now wired for solar, by Cathy Bussewitz, The Press Democrat, June 29, 2012

Santa Rosa likely to miss 2015 climate target, by Kevin McCallum, The Press Democrat, April 27, 2012

Fresh take on carpooling, by Bob Norberg, The Press Democrat, April 19, 2012

Bright side to hard times?, by Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat, April 19, 2012

Sonoma County takes another step toward public power agency, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, April 10, 2012

Vote is first step for Sonoma Clean Power business plan, by Eric Gneckow, North Bay Business Journal, April 9, 2012

County officials say survey shows support for public power agency, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, March 14, 2012

Ann Hancock’s battle against greenhouse gases, by Chris Smith, The Press Democrat, February 19, 2012

Drivers frustrated by near-empty lanes, by Sam Scott, The Press Democrat, February 11, 2012

2011

Sonoma County pushes forward with power agency studies, The Press Democrat, October 19, 2011

Arguments against wind, solar power don’t add up, by Geof Syphers & Carl Mears, The Press Democrat, Sunday Forum, June 12, 2011

How a public power agency in Sonoma County could revolutionize the grid, by Darwin Bond-Graham, Bohemian, May 25, 2011

Home-grown conservancy, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, April 13, 2011

PG&E pledges to regain trust, by Brett Wilkison, The Press Democrat, April 13, 2011

Sonoma County may launch public power agency, by Brett Wilkison, The Press  Democrat, March 22, 2011

2008-2010

Post Prop. 16, by Jeremy Hay, The Press Democrat, June 10, 2010

Best response to defeat of Prop 16, by Dick Dowd and Ann Hancock, The Press Democrat, June 9, 2010

U.S. Climate Legislation: Will it help or hurt our economy?, by Barry Vesser, The Press Democrat, July 3, 2009

City climbs aboard county climate plan, by Neal Ross, Sonoma Valley Sun, December 6, 2008

Daring plan to meet climate change goals, by Pat Kilkenny and Iver Skavdal, Op-Ed in the Press Democrat, November 9, 2008