Here at Sungevity , we try to stay on the sunny side.  But there’s nothing positive to say about Prop 23, a cynical Texas oil company attempt to overturn California’s landmark clean energy/climate change legislation.

Texas oil refiners Valero and Tesoro are pouring millions into Prop 23. Their motive is clear: Keep California addicted to oil by killing policies that would promote clean energy innovation and jobs.

If you live in California, this Saturday is your chance to speak out at Valero stations around the state–Oakland, Richmond, LA, San Rafael, Palo Alto, Santa Barbara–check the Hell No on 23 Facebook page for details.

–Erica Etelson

Posted by Danny Kennedy

Danny Kennedy co-founded Sungevity and now serves as strategic advisor. He is an internationally recognized opinion leader on climate and energy issues. He is the author of Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy - and Planet - from Dirty Energy (2012), a book that has been described as the clean energy manifesto for the next greatest generation.

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  1. […] good friends at Vote Solar just let us in on a not-so-wonderful little news flash:  If Prop 23 (which is on the ballot in California this November) passes, the state’s renewable energy […]

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