When TUSK Comes to Town

Launched in Arizona in 2013, conservative pro-solar group TUSK has since expanded to nearly a dozen other red and purple states where solar is under attack.

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Plug-and-Play Solar Panels Come to Life with First Public Installation

by Scott Thill

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IEA Sees the Future of Solar: Lower Costs and More Energy by 2050

by Kristine Wong

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The Challenges that California’s Solar Apartment Buildings May Face

As California shifts to require all buildings to be net-zero energy users, would-be developers of solar apartment buildings may have a rough road ahead.

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Why Wind and Solar Power Will Continue to Transform the Grid

Despite years of successful experience, dozens of studies, and increasing utility support for clean energy, urban myth holds that electricity from renewable energy is unreliable. Yet over 75,000 megawatts (MW) …

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Big Plans for Solar in Austin, Texas: Nearly a Gigawatt by 2025

Plenty of Texas’ politicians may be ignoring climate change, but individual cities and municipalities in the state are still making moves toward renewable energy. The latest gambit is coming out …

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10 Lessons from the World’s Top EV Cities

From Google’s self-driving cars to Paris’s all-EV car-sharing system, here are how the world’s top EV cities are encouraging electric vehicle adoption.

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California’s Energy Efficiency Projects Saved People $600M in 2014

Thanks to new initiatives and tried and true approaches to help customers optimize their energy use, California’s energy efficiency programs saved customers more than $600 million on their energy bills …

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When TUSK Comes to Town

Launched in Arizona in 2013, conservative pro-solar group TUSK has since expanded to nearly a dozen other red and purple states where solar is under attack.

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SunEdison Brings Solar Savings to Affordable Housing Across Massachusetts

To help apartment-dwellers earn solar savings, 16 affordable housing agencies In Massachusetts are working with SunEdison to spread solar’s reach.

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Solar Cells Keep Getting More Efficient with New 40% Record

In outdoor tests in Sydney and the U.S., University of New South Wales researchers achieved the record efficiency partially by splitting sunlight into four different cells. Traditionally, solar power works …

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Panasonic Plugs in Its Solar-Friendly Fujisawa Smart Town

With the opening of the planned community’s central hub, Panasonic’s eco-friendly smart town outside Tokyo is a fully operational green living space.

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Community Colleges: The Gateway to Clean Energy & Climate Resiliency

When it comes to preparing for, fighting against and adapting to global warming, community colleges are resiliency no-brainers. So it makes sense to the American Association for Community Colleges, whose …

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