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Renewable energy is growing fast around the world and will edge out natural gas as the second biggest source of electricity, after coal, by 2016, according to a five-year outlook published Wednesday by the International Energy Agency.Read More »
Taking climate change efforts into his own hands, President Barack Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property.Read More »
Homeowners on the hunt for sparkling solar panels are lured by ads filled with images of pristine landscapes and bright sunshine, and words about the technology's benefits for the environment, and the wallet. What customers might not know is that there's a dirtier side.Read More »
By Jonathan Fahey Associated Press New York — The high costs that for years made solar energy impractical as a mainstream source of energy are plummeting. Real estate companies are racing to install solar panels on office buildings. Utilities are ...Read More »
By Bob Geiger Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Christopher Born is a self-proclaimed scrounger with enough solar panels on his north Minneapolis garage to electrify his home at no cost during warm months. Now he’s on a mission to electrify ...Read More »
Wisconsin nonprofit gets $3.3 million grant for solar training Madison (AP) — A Wisconsin nonprofit plans to train solar power instructors throughout the Midwest with a $3.3 million federal grant. The Midwest Renewable Energy Association plans to work with universities, ...
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Paul Snyder email@example.com Wisconsin lawmakers are in the driver’s seat to expand solar power construction but stuck in neutral over whether the state or utilities should pay for the projects. “It’s a numbers game that we still have to come ...
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Chris Kahn AP Energy Writer New York — Jillian Lung says she’s no environmentalist. Still, she couldn’t pass up a chance to install a carpet of solar panels atop her co-op in Queens. “At these prices, why not?” Lung said. ...Read More »