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Why Renewable Energy Is Now a Requirement for CSR

Renewable energy is no longer optional when it comes to corporate social responsibility.
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Half A Billion Solar Panels By 2021: U.S. Army Makes It Look Easy

The U.S. Army is plunging forward with solar projects that make Hillary Clinton's ambitious solar power goal look like a done deal.
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Why the White House is Counting on Energy Storage

Michael Grasso, chief marketing officer of Sunrun, looks to the future of energy storage in light of the recent White House commitment on…
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Envision Solar Hires Veterans for Made-In-America Clean Energy Products

Envision Solar, which manufacturers solar-powered electric vehicle chargers and portable “solar tree” arrays in the U.S., is working with advocacy groups to increase…
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Data Communications and The Revolution in the U.S. Electric Grid

A revolution is underfoot in which each utility customer has the potential to become its own mini-power plant and a supplier of electricity.
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Marketplace Lending: More Than Personal Finance

Some observers question the viability of the marketplace lending business model and predict that Lending Club’s trouble marks the beginning of an end.…
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Bringing Solar to Everyone

Thus far, rooftop solar incentives have gone mostly to well-off homeowners in major cities, leaving Americans in remote regions, and the poor, out…
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Tesla Finalizes $2.6 Billion Acquisition of SolarCity

On Sunday, high-end electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors announced the final terms of its acquisition of SolarCity. The deal will cost Tesla approximately…
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Chernobyl May Become Home to the World’s Biggest Solar Park

Thirty years after one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, the Ukrainian government aims to harness the sun for solar energy to…
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In Defense of Rooftop Solar

Utility giants claim large-scale solar is the way of the future, citing lower cost and higher efficiency compared to decentralized alternatives. But despite…
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Copenhagen’s Solar Boats Offer a Fun and Green Afternoon

Copenhagen's self-guided solar boat rental is a fantastic, and sustainable, way to see the city.
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Power to the People: Enel Group and the SDG Compass

When heading out into unfamiliar territory, a map or a compass can keep us on course. Fortunately, there is such a "compass" for…
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Will Elon Musk’s Tesla-SolarCity Gamble Pay Off?

On paper, the Tesla-SolarCity deal is one that is easy for Wall Street analysts and business school students to pick apart. But in…
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Solar and Wind Energy Costs Could Drop By 59 Percent By 2025

The average cost of electricity from wind and solar energy could drop by 26 to 59 percent, says the International Renewable Energy Agency…
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Off-Grid Electric Will Power African Entrepreneurs With Solar

Off-Grid Electric plans to expand beyond just servicing households and will soon provide solar power to local businesses starting in Tanzania. Announced at…