Contracostatimes.Com: Domain DB Profile

This profile page summarizes all known activity of the domain Contracostatimes.Com related to Solar. This domain may have published content supporting this topic, against it, or in a separate context: this biographical entry simply demarks this domain as having published content suggesting contextual association with Solar.

Table of Contents
VitalsQuick GaugesGeographic FocusOutlet Locations
Activity TimelineRelated GeographicsRelationshipsOutlets
News StoriesBlog PostsTweets


At-A-Glance Vitals

Vital indicator quick reference: [Help]

All Media Count   21404
News Count (W/Clustered)   21347 (99.73%)
Distinct Stories   2253
Blog Count   6 (0.03%)
Tweet Count   50 (0.23%)
Shared Tweet Count   654
Links Tweeted   0
Combined Tone   1.30
Combined Polarization   6.34
Combined Activity   0.56
Combined Personalization   0.56
News Tone   1.30
Blog Tone   1.92
Tweet Tone   1.01
First Seen   3/28/2009
Last Seen   12/20/2013
News/Social Ratio  99.73%
Attention/Loyalty  1051 / 2987 days (35.19%)
Domain Type   News
View Website (External Link)   [View]


Quick Gauges

A visual summary of key indicators for this entity:

Activity Timeline
Timeline of articles from this domain (NOTE: each series scaled independently - mouse over to see actual value):

You can turn individual data series on/off:

All (News+Blog+Twitter)
Positivity (News)
Negativity (News)
Activism (Acti)
Documentaries/Movies (Docu)
Legislation (Legi)
Project (Proj)
You can also view the timeline full-screen with coverage inline:
(WARNING: Internet Explorer may load this display slowly)

[By News Articles]     |     [By Blog Posts]     |     [By Tweets]

Category Breakdown
Articles on this domain fall into the following system categories:

5.83% (1245)
3.09% (660)
52.95% (11306)
65.03% (13885)

Related Countries
The following countries occur in articles from this domain: (Click on any country to view its profile) [Help]

View on Google Maps View on Google Earth

Outlet Location Countries
(Click on any country to view its profile) [Help]

View on Google Maps View on Google Earth


Related People

The following names occur in articles from this domain:

Barack Obama   17.39% (3723)
Steven Chu   6.56% (1404)
Alicia Chang   4.48% (959)
Seth Borenstein   4.07% (872)
Matthew Daly   3.45% (739)

Showing 5 of 5000 results

Related Organizations

The following organizations occur in articles from this domain:

Energy Department   7.61% (1629)
Solyndra Inc   5.25% (1124)
European Union   4.52% (968)
International Space Station   4.37% (935)
Propulsion Laboratory   4.10% (877)

Showing 5 of 3682 results


Related Worldwide Cities

The following cities worldwide occur in articles from this domain:

Washington, District Of Columbia, United States   25.56% (5470)
Los Angeles, California, United States   12.86% (2752)
San Francisco, California, United States   7.14% (1529)
Beijing, Beijing, China   4.25% (910)
Fremont, California, United States   3.99% (855)

Showing 5 of 1746 results

Related Countries
The following countries occur in articles from this domain:
United States   10.82% (18153)
China   10.82% (4316)
Japan   10.82% (3243)
Germany   10.82% (2499)
Canada   10.82% (2220)

Showing 5 of 140 results

Related Global Regions

The following regions worldwide occur in articles from this domain:

Beijing, China   4.26% (911)
KAvn*, Denmark   3.81% (815)
Kyoto, Japan   3.65% (781)
Oc,    3.43% (735)
London, City Of, United Kingdom   3.08% (660)

Showing 5 of 284 results

Related US States

The following US states occur in articles from this domain:

California, United States   45.32% (9700)
Washington, United States   30.77% (6585)
District Of Columbia, United States   26.96% (5770)
New York, United States   15.31% (3277)
Massachusetts, United States   10.82% (2315)

Showing 5 of 52 results

Outlet Location Countries

United States   10.82% (18078)
Canada   10.82% (480)
Uk   10.82% (153)
Australia   10.82% (96)
Seychelles   10.82% (83)

Showing 5 of 61 results



The following Twitterers tweet links from this domain

careersinsolar   0.02% (4)[Profile]
Energy4Earth   0.01% (3)[Profile]
solarmaandpa   0.01% (2)[Profile]
mattkrupnick   0.01% (2)[Profile]
TunedToTheresa   0.01% (2)[Profile]

Showing 5 of 42 results

Clustered Twitterers

The following Twitterers tend to tweet copies of the same story from other domains:

careersinsolar   0.02% (4)[Profile]
Energy4Earth   0.01% (3)[Profile]
solarmaandpa   0.01% (2)[Profile]
mattkrupnick   0.01% (2)[Profile]
TunedToTheresa   0.01% (2)[Profile]

Showing 5 of 42 results


Top News Outlets

Articles from this domain tend to be republished by the following news outlets:

Contracostatimes.Com   10.53% (2253)
Mercurynews.Com   3.11% (666)
Insidebayarea.Com   2.90% (621)
Marinij.Com   1.66% (356)
Santacruzsentinel.Com   1.39% (298)

Showing 5 of 1509 results

Top Blogs

Articles from this domain tend to be republished by the following blogs:

Contracostatimes.Com   0.03% (6)

News Articles

All 21347 news articles:


The seasons weirdest, wackiest tech gifts - Yahoo News

...... just that. Offerings include a high-intensity discharge spotlight capable of reaching distances of over 5,000 feet--just what you need to let you know walkers are approaching. There's also a solar-powered LED beacon for signaling other survivors and universal handcuff keys to help you escape from unfriendly members of the living. ___ Follow Bree Fowler on Twitter at ......

(770 words by

[Show/Hide 4 Additional Articles]
Tone: 1.43%
Pol: 5.02%
Act: 24.49%
Per: 2.99%
Que: 11.11%
Exc: 0.00%
5 Articles

Ex-Energy chief Steven Chu joins carbon capture company - San Jose Mercury News

...... of directors, saying only that it is U.S.-based and "has a very different approach to hydrocarbon fuels." As energy secretary, Chu was credited with boosting renewable energy such as wind and solar power, but he was criticized for his handling of a $500 million federal loan to solar panel maker Solyndra, which later went bankrupt, laying off 1,100 workers. ------ Follow Matthew Daly on ......

(363 words by

[Show/Hide 9 Additional Articles]
Tone: -0.52%
Pol: 5.17%
Act: 25.84%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%
10 Articles

Biz Break: Facebook stock hits records as video ads approach -

...... Hewlett-Packard felt good enough to give CEO Meg Whitman a tidy little raise in base salary, from $1 million to $1.5 million. Apple (AAPL) dropped 0.5 percent to $554.99 while building its solar-powered data center in Reno, while SolarCity gained 1.2 percent to $52.41 after making an altruistic move. Oracle (ORCL) gained 0.3 percent to $33.63 a day ahead of its quarterly earnings report, ......

(1010 words by
Tone: 2.67%
Pol: 5.77%
Act: 20.41%
Per: 0.26%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Alameda County rejects grand jury report criticizing real estate deal -

...... price for a building appraised at $24.1 million. The county also raised the grand jury's eyebrows by leaving the original owner with control over the storefront retail space, rooftop solar panels and many of the garage spaces. The grand jury reported it was "concerned that the county may have purchased 2000 San Pablo Avenue, in part, to ensure that the developer would not fail ......

(725 words by
Tone: -0.51%
Pol: 9.51%
Act: 21.59%
Per: 0.26%
Que: 3.45%
Exc: 0.00%

Lick Observatory's astronomy research could end -

...... Hamilton, east of San Jose, since 1888, is home to six telescopes. It has made major contributions to the field of astronomy, discovering asteroids, moons of Jupiter and planets outside our solar system. UC will ramp down funding for Lick starting in 2016, with a complete cutoff after 2018.Lick's telescopes lack the huge mirrors of newer telescopes, which see fainter and far more distant ......

(434 words by
Tone: 2.73%
Pol: 5.24%
Act: 24.74%
Per: 0.21%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Showing 5 of 1427 results

Blog Posts

All 6 blog posts:


San Jose solar startup to be acquired by largest U.S. solar manufacturer -

...... SAN JOSE -- First Solar, the largest manufacturer of solar panels in the United States, announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Silicon Valley startup TetraSun, which makes high-capacity solar cells. First Solar did not disclose a purchase price for the deal, which will give the Arizona company TetraSun's technology for manufacturing high-efficiency solar cells at costs comparable to ......

(369 words by
Tone: 5.29%
Pol: 5.79%
Act: 18.14%
Per: 0.50%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Biz Break: Silicon Valley, solar stocks spur Wall Street to records; Microsoft and Facebook target Google -

...... Today: The Dow and S&P again hit all-time highs as tech stocks gain and solar stocks soar. Also: Microsoft and Facebook ramp up the pressure on Google (GOOG). New Wall Street records supported by solar, Silicon Valley Silicon Valley tech stocks and solar companies soared Tuesday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 to new all-time highs as a record-breaking 2013 ......

(1050 words by
Tone: 1.77%
Pol: 7.43%
Act: 16.80%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Cassidy: Hewlett-Packard alum sets out to change world with Nepal solar project -

...... Allart Ligtenberg shows off some of the solar parabolic ovens he helped design at his home in Los Altos, Calif. on Monday, March 11, 2013. Ligtenberg is a retired HP engineer who is helping the world become a greener place by bringing simple solar technology to remote places like Nepal. (Gary Reyes/ Staff) LOS ALTOS -- It's the life of an engineer. See a problem. Solve a problem. See a ......

(973 words by
Tone: 1.09%
Pol: 7.66%
Act: 22.19%
Per: 0.20%
Que: 5.45%
Exc: 0.00%

Looming budget cuts threaten San Jose's expansive <b>solar</b> plan <b>...</b>

...... The gloomy financial forecast that has San Jose considering shuttering its branch libraries and community centers next summer could also claim another casualty: a money-saving solar project at the heart of Mayor Chuck Reed's clean-energy plan. The threatened closures could kill plans to install solar panels at no cost to the city on the roofs or parking lots at libraries and community centers. ......

(862 words by
Tone: 1.11%
Pol: 5.78%
Act: 24.33%
Per: 0.11%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Fremont <b>solar</b> tech firm Solyndra to shut down, lay off 1100 workers <b>...</b>

...... Solyndra, a Fremont-based solar panel manufacturer that flared, then sputtered, abruptly ceased operations on Wednesday and immediately laid off all 1,100 of its workers. The shutdown marks a high-profile collapse of a company that received more than $1.6 billion in federal and private funding in recent years. "This was an unexpected outcome and is most unfortunate," Brian Harrison, Solyndra's ......

(397 words by
Tone: 1.20%
Pol: 4.57%
Act: 22.36%
Per: 1.44%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Showing 5 of 6 results


All 50 tweets:
(Note, tweets below may contain this name in the tweet text itself, or in any articles the tweet links to)



...Suntech official says Chinese solar helps US. He's right, if our govt would incentivise installation. That's Am jobs.

(26 words)
(07/19/2011 at 10:00:07 am)
[View Original Post]
Tone: 7.69%
Pol: 7.69%
Act: 15.38%
Per: 7.69%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

stand_4_alt_NRG First Solar nabs $4.5 billion in DOE loan guarantees: Guarantees sup...

(22 words)
(06/30/2011 at 10:06:53 pm)
[View Original Post]
Tone: 0.00%
Pol: 0.00%
Act: 9.09%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%


...Federal agency allows construction to resume on parts of California solar ... #solar #green

(17 words)
(06/11/2011 at 01:16:02 am)
[View Original Post]
Tone: 0.00%
Pol: 0.00%
Act: 17.65%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%


...Animal shelter gets solar gift #solar #green

(11 words)
(06/05/2011 at 07:48:02 am)
[View Original Post]
Tone: 9.09%
Pol: 9.09%
Act: 36.36%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%


...Animal shelter gets solar gift: YUCAIPA - Purses and pets may not seem like they have anything to do with each o...

(25 words)
(06/05/2011 at 07:50:02 am)
[View Original Post]
Tone: 0.00%
Pol: 8.00%
Act: 32.00%
Per: 0.00%
Que: 0.00%
Exc: 0.00%

Showing 5 of 156 results

Sign up for our Daily Report by Email

Use our signup form to receive our daily email newsletter in your inbox each morning. Wake up to the latest developments, critical insights, and moving trends to keep on top of your industries.


The Carbon Capture Report is one of the world's premiere sources of daily news and public perception reports of carbon capture and sequestration, climate change, and the energy sector around the world, 365 days a year. Based on more than a decade of research on global information discourse, the Carbon Capture Report has become the "go-to" resource for governments, companies, environmental groups, law firms, venture capitalists, researchers, and even private citizens, with subscribers in more than 120 countries.

© 2005-2012 The Carbon Capture Report. A service of the University of Illinois. All results are generated by computer and no guarantees of any kind are provided regarding accuracy or completeness.