The "Star Wars" filmmaker had hoped to build a 260,000-square-foot technology production facility about 30 minutes north of San Francisco. But neighbors didn't want the project.
With more renewable energy projects trying to come online, the country grapples with the balance between local land use and a national push for clean energy.
Advocates from Vallejo, Calif., are arguing that Lucasfilm should locate its giant new production facility there. But George Lucas' company is being coy about its plans.
Communities bristle at the thought of solar and wind farms being built near them; layoffs at Adobe; Google cuts photo storage prices; and take our survey, please!
If you received a letter that a cell phone carrier was installing a new tower near your house, would a desire for better service trump other concerns?
Desktop virtualization skeptic calls supporters on not using VDI more prominently themselves. But from user perspective, pure VDI isn't goal--flexibility, efficiency are.
The state will weigh five proposals to build an offshore wind farm that could be operating in Lake Erie or Lake Ontario by the middle of the decade.
Pacific Gas & Electric gets green light to build midsize solar arrays between 1 and 20 megawatts, an approach meant to avoid the problems with large-scale solar.
The Friends of the Supergrid group of companies says that tying together offshore wind farms would compensate for the variability of wind power.
StatoilHydro, using experience from oil and gas exploration, will test a turbine in $80 million pilot.