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Saguaro cacti at sunset; SE of San Manuel, AZ

Arizona to Roll Back Efficiency Standards

Last week the bipartisan Arizona Corporation Commission quietly passed a resolution to essentially repeal efficiency standards set in 2010.

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U.S. Government Achieves Renewable Energy Goals

The award of a competitive 10-year power supply contract with MG2 Tribal Energy’s Walnut Creek wind farm puts the GSA on track to meet 2020 renewable energy goals.

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Latest IPCC Report Comes with Grim Warnings

Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its fourth and final report on climate change. Said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, “Science has spoken. There is no ambiguity in their message. Leaders must act. Time is not on our side.”

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Series RE-Launch: Sustainable Apparel Part II Debuts Tomorrow!

We’re thrilled to announce that Levi Strauss & Co., a longtime proponent of sustainability in the supply chain, has returned to support Part II for our article series on sustainable apparel. This time around, we’ll focus on the impact of consumers.

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Georgia Acquires Cheap Solar Power

Georgia Power filed a request for certification to enter into power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 515 megawatts of solar power.

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Photo Gallery: How e-Golf Batteries Are Made

While in Germany last week, I had a chance to tour the battery plant in Braunschweig, along with nine other American journalists, and catch an up-close look at how e-Golf batteries are made.

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Solar Prices Still Falling Fast, Study Finds

Solar prices continue to drop, according to findings of a joint report by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).