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What Would It Take to Bring Los Angeles Solar Into the Mainstream?
Researchers at UCLA have some ideas for using Los Angeles solar to eliminate the county's reliance on coal-fired energy and create new economic opportunities.
How Obama Aims to Create 75,000 New Solar Jobs
In a Good Friday announcement in Utah, the president will create a 'Solar Ready Vets' program to train former servicemembers for high-quality solar jobs.
Why Arizona Utilities’ New Solar Taxes are A Bad Idea for Everyone
Two more Arizona utilities plan to raise solar taxes on ratepayers -- a move revealing the state's shady politics and a serious lack of long-term planning.
Conservatives Team Up with Solar Industry to Spread Florida Solar
The Florida solar industry just got a big boost with the clearance of a petition to allow Floridians to purchase solar power directly from other consumers.
Historic Solar Homes: Not as Difficult as You Might Think
It may seem impossible to bring protected historic homes into the solar age, but by following existing guidelines and taking some precautions, creating historic solar homes is possible.
How Canada Could Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy
A new report from leading Canadian academics finds plenty of renewable energy potential if the government gets serious about climate change.
What’s the Problem with Louisiana Solar Incentives?
More accurately, we should ask what is the problem with the people who are attacking Louisiana solar incentives...
New French Law: New Buildings Must Have Green Roofs or Solar Roofs
In a move sure boost the country's solar industry, a law just approved in France says new commercial buildings must have plants or panels on their roofs.
California’s New Solar Homes Partnership (Finally) Starts to Take Off
The program to build new solar homes in new subdivisions has taken eight years to hit 45 MW of capacity — and has a goal of reaching 360 MW by 2017.
A Closer Look at the Groundbreaking New York Solar Plan
The Reforming the Energy Vision project, while still in a proposal phase, could make the New York solar market a model for the rest of the nation.