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Harnessing Solar Energy

The Top 10 U.S. States for Solar Power — And What They Can Teach Us

Here's a look at the top 10 states for solar energy in the U.S. and what we can learn from their example.
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How a New Jersey Company Brought Wind Power to Operations in Nebraska

Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD), a New Jersey-based medical devices and supply company, recently established a unique partnership with the Nebraska Public Power…
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New Jersey Turns to Distributed Resources to Enhance Energy Resilience

With memories of the devastation Superstorm Sandy caused still fresh, the Christie administration launched the N.J. Energy Resilience Bank. The first of its…
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Maryland Offshore Wind Auction Date Set, New Jersey Auction Proposed

Nearly 80,000 of Maryland offshore wind energy development leases are to be auctioned and another of 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey is being…
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Governor Christie Pulls New Jersey Out of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

RGGI - the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - is the first market-based regulatory program in the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.…
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Calls New Jersey Direct-Sales Ban an ‘Affront’ on the Free Market

If you’re a New Jersey resident thinking about buying a Tesla Model S, you’d better act fast: You have until the end of…
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First Pro-Weed Commercial Airs on Major Networks

On Wednesday, the Washington, D.C. City Council voted almost unanimously to decriminalize marijuana in small amounts, while Colorado and Washington state have legalized…
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Caesars Supports Marriage Equality with a Wedding Giveaway

New Jersey became the 14th state to legalize gay marriage last October, and now Caesars Entertainment is joining in the festivities, offering one…
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Interview: Joe Taylor, CEO of Panasonic, North America on Moving to Newark

TriplePundit is reporting live from the Fortune Brainstorm Green 2013 conference in Laguna Niguel, CA. Follow along on this page for ongoing video…
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Ending the Debate: Most Republicans Actually Support Increased Renewable Energy Use

Apparently, the “Global Warming Debate” is not as much of one as the hard-liners at Fox News and on Capitol Hill would lead…
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Fact Check: Fox & Friends Hilariously Distort Reality of U.S. Solar

Fact check! Yesterday morning, Fox & Friends really stepped in it when they attacked the American solar industry.
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SNAP and the Super Mayor: Food Security is What Matters

Last week, the food justice movement received a publicity boost when Newark mayor Cory Booker announced that he would try living off of…
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Kodak’s New Film: Solar

One opportunity for struggling Kodak lies in thin-film solar technology. The company is partnering with Natcore Technologies to create flexible solar cells.
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Toys “R” Us Launches Huge Solar Array in New Jersey

Toys “R” Us yesterday flipped the on switch for what the company claims is one of the biggest solar rooftop installations in the…
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New Jersey Leaves the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) announced that his state is leaving the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a cap-and-trade scheme involving 10…