Aramis News

LLNL Researchers Increase Global Warming Estimate

Enough carbon dioxide has already entered the atmosphere to cause global warming in excess of 2 degrees Celsius regardless of future efforts to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, according to scientists from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and two research universities.

County approves 410-acre Aramis solar project north of Livermore

The proposal to develop a 410-acre, utility-scale solar power plant north of Livermore were approved last week by the East County Board of Zoning Adjustments, but opponents of the project said they plan to appeal the decision to the Alameda…

Wildlands Supports The Aramis Project

I’m writing in response to an Oct. 21, 2020, story entitled, “Local Group Engages Solar Consultant for Alternative Options.”

Impact Review for Mega Solar Farm to Begin

A plan to transform hundreds of acres of leased ranchland into a massive solar farm is drawing concern from residents of the North Livermore Valley who want to protect property values, viewsheds and a way of life they say is…

Bacon Announces Opposition to Solar Farms in Livermore

Vinnie Bacon, candidate for the District 1 Board of Supervisors, this week announced his opposition to the solar farm projects, which are proposed to cover over 800 acres of open space north of Livermore.

Energy Project

Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce policy priorities include support for efforts to provide the infrastructure necessary to sustain the needs of a vibrant, dynamic and resilient 21st century economy. LVCC is deeply interested in the proposed Aramis Renewable Energy Project,…

California needs to rethink its approach to clean energy

Today we face multiple existential threats as a society and yet we stand frozen. Stuck in the same modes of thinking that have divided us and constrained our state and nation for decades. The simultaneous crises of a global pandemic,…

The Fight Against Global Warming

Health conditions associated with air quality rank among Alameda County’s leading causes of death, and these negative health impacts are particularly acute in its lower income areas. Decarbonizing our electrical grid is crucial to improve air quality and these attendant…

Embrace Large-Scale Solar

The wind turbines east of Livermore have become symbols of our area and some of our local businesses, representing our early and enduring commitment to the generation of clean energy. I am hopeful that solar energy can likewise find a…

Clean Energy NIMBYism

I don't claim to know much about the issue, but I find it ironic that the rich and over-educated folks of Livermore who are always touting clean energy and the use of solar and wind power, as opposed to fossil…