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First Electric Highway in U.S. Unveiled Near Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

Southern California Edison is helping to energize the project to support a cleaner energy future.
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Electric trolleys first appeared in Los Angeles in 1887 and ran until 1961. This marked the beginning of Los Angeles’ long history of electric transportation. It continued in 1990 with the opening of Metro’s light rail blue line, which uses overhead electric wires to power the trains.

Fast forward to 2017.  

Income-Qualified Families to Receive Long Beach Green Homes

Habitat LA and Edison International partner to build new energy-efficient homes
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The lives of four low-income families will change for the better next year when they receive the keys to new energy-efficient homes in Long Beach, where construction recently kicked off.

Built by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, with funding support from Edison International, the homes are part of Habitat LA’s plan to revitalize the Washington Neighborhood — one of Long Beach’s most impoverished areas.

Meet the Antea Group Long Beach Office!

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The Long Beach office is one of the largest Antea Group offices in the United States. With more than 20 consulting professionals ranging from Staff Geologists and Engineers to Consultants and Senior Consultants, the Long Beach office has, combined, more than 300 years of consulting experience and 6 professional registrations, including Professional Geologists (P.G.), Professional Engineers (P.E.), and Certified Environmental Managers (C.E.M.). Our experience is broad and deep, and we work on projects for many of the firm's biggest clients.

Nature Inspired Home Gardening System Wins Student Living Product Prize in Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

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August 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The 2016 student Living Product Prize has been awarded to a team from California State University, Long Beach for their innovative approach to a water and space-efficient home gardening system.

California Team’s Nature-Inspired Home Gardening System Captures the Student Living Product Prize

The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge teams up with the Living Future Institute to issue a prize for products that function as elegantly as the natural world.
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SEATTLE, August 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ A team from California State University, Long Beach has won the 2016 student Living Product Prize for their innovative approach to a water and space-efficient home gardening system.

The Long Beach Public Library Receives New Energy-Efficient Lighting Upgrades From Winthrop-University Hospital

Lighting Retrofit Saves Approximately 100,000 Kilowatt-Hours Per Year and Reduces Carbon Dioxide Emissions By 150,000 Pounds
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LONG BEACH, N.Y., November 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to generous financial support from local healthcare provider Winthrop-University Hospital, the Long Beach Public Library will receive brand-new, energy-efficient lighting upgrades. The funding for this project was generated through Winthrop-University Hospital’s participation in CBS EcoMedia’s EcoAd program, an initiative which enables advertisers to support community projects across the nation.

Aquarium of the Pacific Shines a Light on Energy Savings

The Long Beach tourist attraction receives a Cool Planet award for its environmental efforts.
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The sea otters at the Aquarium of the Pacific are always a big draw, delighting visitors with their antics in the water.

Expo Teaches Emergency Preparedness

SCE was among 50 companies, governmental agencies and vendors at the Ready Long Beach Community Emergency Preparedness Expo.
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When the Reed family went to Long Beach’s Heartwell Park on a recent weekend, they planned to visit the duck pond as part of daughter Naomi’s seventh birthday celebration. But they ended up seeing much more than ducks, they saw a helicopter landing among other things.

Tradition of Volunteerism Strong Among SCE Employees

Habitat for Humanity and Edison International partner to help build a house for the Nelson family in Long Beach.
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Yvette Nelson knows first-hand the importance of permanent housing. For 17 years, she worked as a case manager for a nonprofit helping to provide long-term housing for those in need. But now, Nelson is focused on her own family.

After years of living in rental properties, she was about to become a homeowner for the first time thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and corporate sponsors like Edison International.

SolarCity and DIRECTV Make Solar Power More Accessible and Affordable to Homeowners Across the Country

Companies announce first-of-its-kind program at DIRECTV facility, launch special deal for solar customers this week
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LONG BEACH, Calif., Mar. 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) are teaming up to make affordable solar power even more accessible for homeowners in major cities across the country. The two companies announced the first-of-its-kind program at DIRECTV’s California Broadcast Center facility today in Long Beach where SolarCity recently installed a one-megawatt solar system.

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