Posts Tagged with "solar power"

Solar Power Had A Huge Year In 2013

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

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Solar Power Had A Huge Year In 2013

This post originally appeared on DeSmogBlog. A new report out from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) shows that solar power came an incredibly long way toward asserting itself as a key part of the U.S. energy mix last year. The U.S. now has a total of 12.1 gigawatts of photovoltaic (PV) [...]

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Challenging Green Corporate Power

Monday, December 13, 2010

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Challenging Green Corporate Power

Last week, the San Francisco Chronicle posted an article about California becoming “the center of renewable power development in the United States” as utility companies work toward the state-mandated 20% by 2010 renewable energy standard. Now that one of the primary goals of California’s landmark climate bill is on track, legislators are setting their sights [...]

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What would you do with $11 billion?

Friday, February 23, 2007

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We’ve had quite a few people weigh in on this question. Answers all over the board really, but a common theme seems to be developing: focus on alternative energy and cleaning up our emissions. Perhaps my favorite answer of the bunch so far is from Karen in Portland, OR. She says: “I’d buy land and [...]

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