Monthly Archives: September 2010

HECA Sponsors Buttonwillow Runner’s Club 5K raceHECA Sponsors Buttonwillow Runner’s Club 5K race

HECA was the lead sponsor in the Buttonwillow School Runner’s Club 5K race held in Buttonwillow on September 18th 2010 on the morning of the town’s annual Fall Farm Festival. Four members of the HECA team participated in the race along with over 100 members of the community. John Caulfield, the head of the runner’s…

Fresno Bee: HECA may become model for clean energy

The Fresno Bee A new idea for clean energy in Kern County But some air activists object to projected pollution By Mark Grossi / The Fresno Bee    Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010       VIEW SOURCE A $2 billion power plant in Kern County using notoriously dirty coal and petroleum coke conjures images of soot pouring into a…

HECA project offers clean energy, jobs & boost in oil production – Bakersfield Californian OpEd Column

Bakersfield Californian Jobs now, jobs in future, clean energy: Kern should lead the way The Bakersfield Californian, via Bakersfield.com      Sept. 16, 2010 Opinion column by Robin Fleming, senior manager of business development, Kern Economic Development Corp. Jobs now, jobs in the future, investment in clean energy. These are the words used by the Department of Energy to…

Cal-ISO CEO discusses importance of CCS in the mix of baseload resources for the future

In a recent California Energy Markets article (09/03/10: p13) entitled “Cal-ISO Head Visits Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory” the California Independent System Operator CEO Yakout Mansour was reported to have discussed the ‘need to procure thousands of MWs of fast-response energy resources to back up planned amounts of wind and solar under a 33% Renewable Portfolio Standard.’…

Permitting milestone: PSA issued for HECA project

California Energy Comission MEDIA ADVISORY Preliminary staff assessment released for planned Hydrogen Energy California project Sacramento – The staff of the California Energy Commission today released the first part of the preliminary staff assessment (PSA) for the proposed 250-megawatt Hydrogen Energy California (HECA) project in western Kern County. When: Today, Tuesday, August, 31, 2010. Where: The…