mFoundry, the Larkspur-based provider of mobile banking and payments solutions, announced Conestoga Bank has successfully deployed its mBanking mobile banking platform. mFoundry's mobile banking platform is now used by nearly 10 million users across more than 650 financial institutions nationwide, including one-third of the top 50 banks in the U.S. With its new mobile banking platform, Conestoga Bank is providing customers with a suite of mobile banking services that includes three platforms - a smartphone app, a mobile Web service and an SMS/text banking service.Technology
Enphase Energy, Inc., (NASDAQ:ENPH) announced the tour schedule for the Enphase Experience Roadshow 2012, where solar installers, building contractors, engineers and solar enthusiasts will participate in hands-on training and demonstrations of the full capabilities of the Enphase Microinverter System. The annual roadshow kicks off in Petaluma on Monday, April 30 and will continue for more than 80 days across the United States and Canada, stopping in 33 cities as voted by Enphase customers and online community members.Hospitality
Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa announces three new summer camp programs for hotel guests: Silverado Adventure Camps, Junior Excellence Tennis Program, and Junior Golf Academy. The 2012 Silverado Adventure Camps are held July 7, 2012 through August 5, 2012 and offer kids, ages 6 to 10, a variety of supervised physical, creative activities including painting, playing lawn games, and listening to grand storytelling. Enrollment is open to hotels guests and begins April 30, 2012. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance, subject to availability and can be made by calling (1) 800-532-0500.Government
The key component of Assemblymember Jared Huffman’s package of bills to create jobs and stimulate economic recovery in California passed by a 4-0 vote in the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy. AB 1530, the Clean Manufacturing and Job Creation Incentive Act, creates “Clean Manufacturing Zones” around the state to attract new manufacturing businesses to California and encourages existing businesses to stay and grow, by eliminating regulatory delays and providing tax incentives to buy new manufacturing equipment and locate here in California. The bill moves on to the Assembly Revenue & Taxation Committee for further consideration.Solar
Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft announced that it has completed the design and installation of a 23 kW solar electric installation for the Hartle Court Permanent Supportive Housing project in Napa, CA. The recently completed housing complex is now powered by clean solar energy, providing significant savings the facility.The Supportive Housing project, developed by the Gasser Foundation and operated by The Progress Foundation, is targeting LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver. This would be the Napa Valley's first LEED Certified Multi-Family Residential Development. The project consists of 98 Sharp 235-watt solar panels spanning 1,719 square feet of roof tops on multiple buildings. The system is expecting to generate approximately 27,911 kilowatt hours of energy annually.