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Renewables Account for 92% of New Capacity, Still a Slow Start Compared to 2013

Renewable energy sources outpaced fossil fuel energy sources in the first two months of the year, offering encouraging signs for the coming months.…
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Minnesota Crafts a Formula to Calculate the Value of Consumer-Generated Solar Power

The big deal is that the methodology is not just about how much solar power is worth to the utility company and its…
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Toyota i-Road Electric Vehicle Expands to France

The ingenious Toyota i-Road electric vehicle car-share program is ideal for urban commuters and is now under testing in Aichi, Japan in self-service…
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Energy Efficiency Contributes to Dwindling Electricity Demand, Study Says

Previous estimates predicted less than 2 percent growth in U.S. energy demand going forward, due in part to policy changes and industry standards…
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Coal vs. Solar: Considering All the Costs

Two new reports find that the BLM is shortchanging the public on federal land sales, benefiting coal companies. How does this change the…
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States Reap the Benefits of US Solar Job Surge

Record job growth in the solar industry is putting people to work in communities in every region of the U.S. How did yours…
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China Slaps Massive Tariff on U.S. Imported Solar Materials

China has announced tariffs of up to 57% on polysilicon imported from U.S. which means hundreds of U.S. jobs lost.
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Re-volv Solar Hits Top 10 Crowdfunding List

San Francisco-based Re-volv Solar is out to change the way solar energy is funded, and so far, it's off to a great start.…
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Is Solar Hot or Not?

Total corporate funding for solar last year was up 25 percent to $10 billion, according to the report. But the solar funding tide…
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Solar Market Heading for a ‘Second Gold Rush’ in 2014

It's going to be a good year for the solar panel installation industry, according to a new report published by Deutsche Bank Market…
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Persistent Energy Ghana Brings Solar to Those Who Need Light

While the first three installations are in the Eastern region of the Ghana, PEG plans to expand into the island communities in the…
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GravityLight: Lighting the Way for Many Without Electricity

As the premier media partner for the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open London (SBIOL) which will take place at the SB London conference, we would like to introduce…
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The Silicon Age: The Future of the Cleanweb

Will the next billion dollar business be inherently sustainable? Ask the Cleanweb Initiative...
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Four Facts that Demonstrate Clean Energy is on the Rise

Rapid developments in clean energy have changed our energy landscape and brought us into a new age of energy. These surprising facts demonstrate…
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Three Market Insights into the Current State of Residential Solar PV

Solar is becoming more cost-effective as time goes on, while car costs are rising. How can the U.S. push ahead and capture and…