When it Comes to Distributed Solar Photovoltaics, the Devil’s in the Details

Earlier this month, the decision of APS—Arizona’s largest electric utility—to propose two major changes to its net metering program, one which would do…

Making Cities More Resilient in the Face of Climate Change

Upgrading America's infrastructure to be modern and disaster-ready would infuse $1.6 trillion dollars into the economy.
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Samsung Continues Global Renewable Energy Investment with Solar in Canada

Samsung Renewable Energy inked a partnership agreement with Canadian Solar Inc. to open a solar module and power voltage manufacturing plant in Ontario.
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Panasonic Among Many Companies Ahead of Obama on Climate Change

Panasonic is among the global companies taking climate change more seriously, Obama's speech last week notwithstanding.
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Los Angeles Goes All In on Rooftop Solar Panels

The largest urban rooftop solar program in the nation is underway in Los Angeles, with a five-year goal to power more than 34,000…

House Budget Slashes Renewable Energy, Calls for $500 Billion Mars Colony

In an odd sort of "budget-hawkery," the U.S. House budget moves to scrap renewable energy programs while calling for a half trillion dollar…
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Ronald Binz Discusses Disruptive Forces Threatening American Utilities

American utilities are under siege from disruptive forces from rooftop solar to static energy demand - it's time to change the business model.
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Business Opportunities within Obama’s Climate Change Commitment

"You’ll hear from the special interests...that this will kill jobs and crush the economy.....And every time, they've been wrong."

IKEA Surges to Second-Largest Private Producer of Solar Energy in U.S.

IKEA surges to second-largest private producer of solar power in the US, aims to be net energy producer from renewable energy by 2020.
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AT&T Solar Phone Charging Stations Keep New Yorkers Connected

New York City, residents will be able to stay a tad more connected thanks to the roll out of free solar powered mobile…
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Massachusetts Offers Residents Incentives to Go Solar

By offering residents and businesses financial incentives to go solar, Massachusetts has emerged as an alternative energy leader.
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Wall Street Gives Cash and Clout to Rapidly Growing Solar Market

Do massive investments from Wall Street mean the solar powered revolution is here to stay? Billions in investment and new financing systems help…
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Desertec Plans for North Africa Supplying Solar Power to Europe Now On Hold

More partners pulled out of Desertec, and Morocco’s opening of a new solar plant could kill the $560 billion plan to send Saharan…
The International Energy Agency estimates that one-third of emissions reductions must come from energy efficiency in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

Energy Efficiency Can Make Billions While Fighting Climate Change

Energy efficiency could be a several hundred billion dollar investment opportunity in the United States, but better policies are required to unlock broad-based…
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Brazil Hopes Massive Green Building Projects Create a Sustainable 2014 World Cup

For the 2014 World Cup, Brazil will roll out impressive facilities that could score LEED certification and add to its rich modern architecture…