The commission is set to adopt the new building energy standards that, in part, require all new homes constructed to include solar panels.
Even so, this could change the landscape for both California's energy and the market as a whole. The state government is preparing to pass a new law which will mandate that every new house, condo or other building up to three stories high must have solar panels installed and comply with a "net-zero energy" profile. The measure is meant to accelerate the adoption of solar power in the residential sector, which could help California achieve its environmental goals more quickly. A KB Home official said his firm has built more than 6,000 solar homes in the past seven years, mostly in California. It will establish the state's new energy standards, which aims to make the sources of renewable energy a requirement for new homes beginning 2020. True "zero-net-energy" homes still rely on the electric power grid at night, they explained, a time when more generating plants come online using fossil fuels to generate power. There will be exceptions to this rule, of course.
According to home builders in the state, the option to install solar panels has been continuously offered to buyers who don't mind the extra cost of green living.
Will users love it? Facebook is launching a dating feature
In the dating app , you'll be able to see potential matches, as well as nearby events that match up with you personal interests. Match, the owner of popular mobile dating app Tinder and OkCupid, calls itself the "global leader in dating" on its website.
"Zero net energy isn't enough", said Andrew McAllister, one of five state energy commissioners voting on the new homebuilding standards. Buildings with roofs that are too undersized for standard solar systems are debarred from the projected standards. That, in turn, could reduce the costs of panels and make solar more affordable in many places, not just in California or even the US.
In addition to the solar rule, California's plan is to also encourage all-electric homes so as to cut natural gas demand, the OCRegister said.
"We're not building enough housing already", Bill Watt, former president of the Orange County Building Industry Association, told the Orange County Register. They're never going to reach that net-zero goal.
The club's chairman Tony Bloom said: "When we finally got to the Premier League , it was about nights like tonight". "I don't think he wants to be stuck on the touchline but he's not going to get that at Manchester United ".
Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB lifted its holdings in shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb by 6.7% during the fourth quarter. The business had revenue of $5.19 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.25 billion.
After $3.89 actual EPS reported by Apple Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.33% negative EPS growth. WI's holdings in Apple were worth $12,994,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Archbishop Hart expressed his confidence in the judicial system in Australia and said that justice must now take its course. The 76-year-old cardinal was facing multiple charges of historical sex assault offenses from a number of complainants.
The company expects to grow to 5,000 corporate employees in Vancouver in the coming years across all of its locations in the city. Microsoft kicked in $50,000 to the that study, and the British Columbia government added $300,000 as well.
Groups that favor limited immigration praised the administration's decision, saying the effects of Hurricane Mitch are long-gone. DHS typically terminates TPS for a country with an effective date in the future so people can get their affairs in order.
Peter Malnati is the surprise halfway leader at the Wells Fargo Championship after the big names all struggled in Charlotte . Tiger Woods' putter continued to let him down in Friday's second round of the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte , N.C.
As he was walking out of his final media availability of the season, Thunder general manager Sam Presti told a story. Anthony, 33, struggled in his role as the third option on a team featuring Russell Westbrook and George.
Google and JBL have made a Hybrid Android TV soundbar
The Link Bar plugs into a TV set using HDMI and enhances a TV with support for Google assistant and Android TV . Undoubtedly, one of the major announcements at this year's Google I/O will be the updates on Android P .
Man Preliminary Socceroos World Cup Squad Announced
Van Marwijk will trim his squad down to 26 next week before the Socceroos head overseas to Turkey for a 20 day camp. Striker Jamie Maclaren was also recalled after some strong performances for Hibernian in the Scottish Premiership.
Krunal blitz gets Mumbai Indians over the line
He alongwith KL Rahul (24 off 20) gave KXIP another cracking start as the destructive duo shared a 54-run stand in 6.4 overs. There is also reasonable doubt over Yuvraj Singh's inclusion in today's game, as he had been dropped for the last game too.
Stephen Curry To Start Game 3 Against Pelicans
I really disliked the rushed and out of rhythm shots that plagued the Pelicans , especially in the first half of that game. The C's have enough to put up an epic fight, but ultimately, the Sixers will " raise the cat " as they win the series.
Cambridge Analytica to file for bankruptcy
In a statement, Cambridge Analytica said it would immediately cease operations and bankruptcy proceedings would soon begin. That very day Cambridge Analytica's former chief data officer Alexander Tayler replaced Nix as Emerdata's new director.
Primary Election set for May 8
That includes a relatively unusual Libertarian primary in Congressional District 4 between Barbara Howe and Scerry Perry Whitlock. The rest of the candidates have no primary opponent, and some face no Democratic challenger in August either.