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TechCrunch
How Technology Is Fueling The Push Toward SolarSolar energy in the United States has seen immense momentum throughout the year
How Technology Is Fueling The Push Toward Solar
TechCrunch / Posted 10 hours ago
Solar energy in the United States has seen immense momentum throughout the years. When the Solar Energy Industries Association released its annual report in 2008, it concluded that U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity reached a total of 1.183... Read more
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TribLIVE
Solarize Allegheny powers up with communitiesOn a hillside beneath Beaver Grade Road in Moon, an array of solar panels the s
Solarize Allegheny powers up with communities
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
On a hillside beneath Beaver Grade Road in Moon, an array of solar panels the size of a small set of bleachers silently powers Mark and Janet Greathouse's home. Joe Morinville, president of Robinson-based Energy Independent Solutions, which... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hot air levels rise when Green faithful gatherWhen the thousands of delegates and hangers-on meet in Paris for the 21st UN co
Hot air levels rise when Green faithful gather
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
When the thousands of delegates and hangers-on meet in Paris for the 21st UN conference on climate change in December, few of them will consider the amount of carbon dioxide they are to push into the atmosphere as they take trains, planes and motor... Read more
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The Advocate
Entergy New Orleans selects contractor to build solar projectThe 1-megawatt project, which will be built on company property off Chef Menteu
Entergy New Orleans selects contractor to build solar project
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
The 1-megawatt project, which will be built on company property off Chef Menteur Highway, will consist of more than 4,000 solar panels. Its expected to be in service by late 2016. The project will allow the utility — which provides electricity to... Read more
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The Post-Standard
CNY solar farm would be among biggest in Upstate NY; residents file legal challengeOne of the largest solar farms in Upstate New York is being proposed in Madison
CNY solar farm would be among biggest in Upstate NY; residents file legal challenge
The Post-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
One of the largest solar farms in Upstate New York is being proposed in Madison County, south of the Oneida's commercial district. The solar farm would feature 7,000 to 8,000 solar panels -- each one 3-foot by 3-foot -- mounted about eight feet off... Read more
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ECOnline
Solar Power World Releases 2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors ListSolar Power World releases 2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors list Lakewood, CO (P
Solar Power World Releases 2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors List
ECOnline / Posted 10 days ago
Solar Power World releases 2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors list Lakewood, CO (PRWEB) - Solar Power World, the industry’s leading business-to-business publication, announces the release of the 2015 Top 500 Solar Contractors list. This is the most... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Solar tax credits called key to industry growthCosts dropping Solar installations have steadily declined in cost in recent ye
Solar tax credits called key to industry growth
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
Costs dropping Solar installations have steadily declined in cost in recent years. System costs fell by 8 percent last year and have declined by 49 percent since 2010, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association, a national trade... Read more
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Orange County Register
Getting solar panels? Edison wants to charge monthly fee to new customersSouthern California Edison, which supplies most of Orange County’s electricity,
Getting solar panels? Edison wants to charge monthly fee to new customers
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
Southern California Edison, which supplies most of Orange County’s electricity, wants to levy a fee on future residential solar users, ostensibly to pay for maintaining the grid. The monthly fee, condemned by the solar industry and environmentalists... Read more
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International Business Times
Project Sunroof: Google leverages Maps data to highlight cost saving of solar power Google wants to leverage the huge amount of mapping data it has about the world
Project Sunroof: Google leverages Maps data to highlight cost saving of solar power
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
Google wants to leverage the huge amount of mapping data it has about the world to help people understand the benefits of using solar panels to generate electricity. Simply enter your address, and Google's Project Sunroof looks up your home on Google... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Solar Projects Get Turn in LimelightUtilities around the state are turning to solar energy-generation projects as t
Arkansas Solar Projects Get Turn in Limelight
Arkansas Business / Posted 19 days ago
Utilities around the state are turning to solar energy-generation projects as the cost of wrangling the sun’s rays becomes more economical. Driven by the declining cost of installation and construction, three projects in the state aim to be online... Read more
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Forbes
How Obama's Clean Power Plan Will Fuel The Solar Industry's Rapid GrowthSince it was released on August 3, President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been
How Obama's Clean Power Plan Will Fuel The Solar Industry's Rapid Growth
Forbes / Posted 21 days ago
Since it was released on August 3, President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been hailed by many as a major step forward in the fight against climate change. And it is – at least, to the extent that it is upheld. Still, the plan only covers a fraction... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US fossil fuel lobby outspent green groups 22 times to blunt Obama climate planHave money, will lobby: energy companies outspent environmental groups. Photo:
US fossil fuel lobby outspent green groups 22 times to blunt Obama climate plan
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Have money, will lobby: energy companies outspent environmental groups. Photo: Reuters There could be half a billion reasons for the concessions US President Barack Obama's clean-power plan made to a defiant energy industry. Electric utilities, oil... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
USDA providing $48M in grants, loans for NC solar projectsThe Obama administration is increasing the number of solar farms sprouting in f
USDA providing $48M in grants, loans for NC solar projects
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 23 days ago
The Obama administration is increasing the number of solar farms sprouting in farm fields across North Carolina. The U.S. Agriculture Department said Friday it is providing nearly $50 million in loans and grants to 13 solar power investments in... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Baker Bill Seeks To Speed Up Solar Power GrowthSolar panels are seen beside the Mass Pike in Framingham. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) B
Baker Bill Seeks To Speed Up Solar Power Growth
WBUR Boston / Posted 23 days ago
Solar panels are seen beside the Mass Pike in Framingham. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) BOSTON Adding to a hydropower bill that he’s already laid before the Legislature, Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday filed legislation to accelerate the growth of the solar power... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
USDA providing $48M in grants, loans for NC solar projectsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Obama administration is increasing the number of solar
USDA providing $48M in grants, loans for NC solar projects
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Obama administration is increasing the number of solar farms sprouting in farm fields across North Carolina. The U.S. Agriculture Department said Friday it is providing nearly $50 million in loans and grants to 13 solar... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
USDA providing $48M in grants, loans for NC solar projectsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Obama administration is increasing the number of solar
USDA providing $48M in grants, loans for NC solar projects
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Obama administration is increasing the number of solar farms sprouting in farm fields across North Carolina. The U.S. Agriculture Department said Friday it is providing nearly $50 million in loans and grants to 13 solar... Read more
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Deseret News
It could be the beginning of solar boom in UtahThe state of Utah is on the precipice of a solar revolution, but its trajectory
It could be the beginning of solar boom in Utah
Deseret News / Posted 24 days ago
The state of Utah is on the precipice of a solar revolution, but its trajectory could be disrupted by the looming expiration of the federal investment tax credit (ITC) for solar energy. Utah is just beginning to tap into its solar energy potential,... Read more
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The Age
US fossil fuel lobby outspent green groups 22 times to blunt Obama climate planHave money, will lobby: energy companies outspent environmental groups. Photo:
US fossil fuel lobby outspent green groups 22 times to blunt Obama climate plan
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
Have money, will lobby: energy companies outspent environmental groups. Photo: Reuters There could be half a billion reasons for the concessions US President Barack Obama's clean-power plan made to a defiant energy industry. Electric utilities, oil... Read more
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WA Today
US fossil fuel lobby outspent green groups 22 times to blunt Obama climate planHave money, will lobby: energy companies outspent environmental groups. Photo:
US fossil fuel lobby outspent green groups 22 times to blunt Obama climate plan
WA Today / Posted 25 days ago
Have money, will lobby: energy companies outspent environmental groups. Photo: Reuters There could be half a billion reasons for the concessions US President Barack Obama's clean-power plan made to a defiant energy industry. Electric utilities, oil... Read more
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Valley Central
New law will help more Texans install solar power at homeThroughout August, The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans' lives will ch
New law will help more Texans install solar power at home
Valley Central / Posted 25 days ago
Throughout August, The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans' lives will change because of new laws that take effect Sept. 1. Check out our story calendar for more. BASTROP – Nipendra Patel thought it made sense to put solar panels on the broad... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
New Law Will Help More Texans Go Solar - New Law Will Help More Texans Go Solar by Jim Malewitz and Jeremy Lin The Texas Tribune Aug. 5 2015 Throughout August The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans' lives will change because of new laws tha...Throughout August, The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans' lives will ch
New Law Will Help More Texans Go Solar - New Law Will Help More Texans Go Solar by Jim Malewitz and Jeremy Lin The Texas Tribune Aug. 5 2015 Throughout August The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans' lives will change because of new laws tha...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
Throughout August, The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans' lives will change because of new laws that take effect Sept. 1. Check out our story calendar for more. BASTROP – Nipendra Patel thought it made sense to put solar panels on the broad... Read more
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The Buffalo News
New EPA rules favor renewables as SolarCity construction continuesThe sun was shining on SolarCity’s “topping off” ceremony on Tuesday, as worker
New EPA rules favor renewables as SolarCity construction continues
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
The sun was shining on SolarCity’s “topping off” ceremony on Tuesday, as workers secured a specially marked steel beam at the top of the South Buffalo complex. If the weather was just right for the occasion, so is the legislative climate for the... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Something new under the sun for one Islander — solar panels on the roofSolar panels on the Reich residence, soaking up the sun’s energy and slashing e
Something new under the sun for one Islander — solar panels on the roof
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
Solar panels on the Reich residence, soaking up the sun’s energy and slashing electricity bills. August means many things, including air conditioning units cranking, guzzling electricity and dollars. It’s a trade most are willing to make to stay... Read more
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Yahoo News
American Lung Association lauds Clean Power Plan for protecting vulnerable citizens Scientists point to often overlooked health benefits of limiting carbon emiss
American Lung Association lauds Clean Power Plan for protecting vulnerable citizens
Yahoo News / Posted 27 days ago
Scientists point to often overlooked health benefits of limiting carbon emissions Yahoo News Live: President Obama Gets Tough on Environment The White House is... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Obama launches Clean Power Plan to slash power plant emissions Obama's Clean Power Plan will carbon emissions from power plants by almost a
Obama launches Clean Power Plan to slash power plant emissions
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 27 days ago
Obama's Clean Power Plan will carbon emissions from power plants by almost a third President Obama is set to launch the final version of America's Clean Power Plan today (3 August) to... Read more
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PollutionOnline
The Solar Industry Applauds EPA’s Clean Power PlanCalling President Obama’s signature climate change policy both “historic” and “
The Solar Industry Applauds EPA’s Clean Power Plan
PollutionOnline / Posted 27 days ago
Calling President Obama’s signature climate change policy both “historic” and “critically needed,” the solar industry issued its strong support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, scheduled to be released on Monday, urging... Read more
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Boston Herald
Booting Up: Solar’s day in sun nearing endWe’re staring down the barrel of a solar boom-and-bust ... that almost nobody i
Booting Up: Solar’s day in sun nearing end
Boston Herald / Posted 27 days ago
We’re staring down the barrel of a solar boom-and-bust ... that almost nobody is talking about. Generous federal credits for residential solar panels are about to expire at the end of next year, guaranteeing that 2016 will be a year of false hope,... Read more
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Herald-Journal.com
Mark Ollig Column - The folks at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) recently made public t
Mark Ollig Column -
Herald-Journal.com / Posted 29 days ago
The folks at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) recently made public their 2015 study, “The Future of Solar Energy.” This detailed, 356-page report depicts solar energy as possibly becoming the leading source of generated electricity,... Read more
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Yahoo News
365 companies, investors throw weight behind EPA’s Clean Power Plan Hundreds of companies and investors sent a letter to 29 governors in the U.S.
365 companies, investors throw weight behind EPA’s Clean Power Plan
Yahoo News / Posted 30 days ago
Hundreds of companies and investors sent a letter to 29 governors in the U.S. on Friday to show their support for the Clean Power Plan to slash carbon emissions in the electricity... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Washington County board OKs solar energy farm's preliminary permitFAYETTEVILLE -- Ozarks Electric Cooperative can move forward with planning a 1-
Washington County board OKs solar energy farm's preliminary permit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- Ozarks Electric Cooperative can move forward with planning a 1-megawatt solar power facility just east of Springdale. The Washington County Planning Board cleared the project's preliminary development permit Thursday. Now the utility... Read more

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