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Hope for Green Energy Under New Administration

By Kim Robson: With our new administration, many people are deeply concerned for the future of the EPA and recent gains made in renewable energy. However, there’s quite a bit of reason to hope for the best. According to a survey taken last November, 75% of Trump voters support increasing …

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Solar Impulse 2 Round the World Journey

By Kim Robson: The Solar Impulse 2 is a solar powered, single pilot airplane currently making aviation and renewable energy history. It recently completed the eighth and longest leg of its record-breaking around-the-world journey, traveling 4,000 miles non stop from Japan to Hawaii without fossil fuel. The plane safely landed …

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Solar Loan or Lease, what is the difference?

By Kim Robson: Thinking about finally going solar? One of your first decisions will be choosing between a solar loan and a solar lease. Most people don’t have the ability to pay for entire solar power systems with cash, especially when a system can take 5 to 15 years to …

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Why Solar Power Is Cheaper than You Think

By Nick Tedesco: The word is beginning to get out about solar power. Residential solar power finally makes economic sense for many American homeowners. Unfortunately, this fact remains largely unknown. Ironically, this is due in large part to some of the biggest and most successful solar companies. More on that …

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White House Installs Solar Panels in a Symbolic Gesture

By Fredrica Syren: Last week President Barack Obama, a big supporter of solar technology and renewable energy, unveiled new solar panels on The White House. It’s a symbolic gesture of the President’s climate action plan, but also a way to demonstrate that solar energy is possible for any situation or house, even in …

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World’s Largest Solar Plant Being Built

By Kim Robson:  Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India, has approved a $19 billion dollar plan to make India a world leader in solar energy by 2050. The ambitious “solar mission,” announced in June 2008, is part of India’s national action plan on climate change. The plan aims to …

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2013: The Year of Record Breaking Solar Business

By Fredrica Syren: According to a new report by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), where they analyzed U.S. solar market performance across 28 states and the District of Columbia, 2013 will go down as the record successful year for the U.S. solar industry. Solar is now …

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