Cost Of U.S. Solar Drops 75% In Six Years

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By Staff of E360 DIGEST - The Trump administration has announced that a federal goal to slash the cost of utility-scale solar energy to 6 cents per kilowatt-hour by 2020 has been met early. The [...]

Half Of California’s Energy Met With Solar For First Time

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By Danielle Ola for PV Tech - From the hours of 11am to 2pm on 11 March, the total solar share of gross demand exceeded 50%, according to the EIA. Source: Flickr/ lindalino. On 11 March, for the [...]

Utility Survey: Trump Will Not Stop the Clean Energy Transition

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By Gavin Bade for Utility Dive. Today, President Trump is poised to release a long-anticipated executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration’s signature climate [...]

Solar Accounts For 1 In 50 New U.S. Jobs In 2016

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By Avery Palmer for The Solar Foundation - WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2016 — The American solar workforce grew at a historic pace in 2016, a year when one out of every fifty new U.S. jobs was [...]

Oregon To Replace Coal With Clean Energy

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By Mary Anne Hitt for the Sierra Club. The “Clean Electricity and Coal Transition Plan", will move Oregon completely off coal by 2030 - including phasing out coal power being imported into the [...]

New Electrical Energy Generated In January Came From Wind & Solar

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By Staff of Eco Watch - In the first 2016 issue of its monthly Energy Infrastructure Update report, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) notes that five new “units” of wind (468 [...]

EPA Protested At 10 Regional Offices Over Clean Power Plan

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By Staff of Our Power Campaign. Below is a storify of the national day of action against the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan which people see as rhetorical cover for expanding the use of [...]

With Nevada Squashing Rooftop Solar, Clean Energy Fight Heats Up

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By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - Renewable energy advocates in Nevada are outraged by the state's solar-killing moves, and they're not going down without a fight. The state's Public [...]

There Are Now More Solar Jobs In America Than Oil Jobs

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By Shane Ferro for The Huffington Post - Solar is the energy employer of the future -- or at least that's how the numbers look today. A new report on the state of the solar industry out Tuesday [...]

National Geographic: Blueprint For A Carbon-Free World

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By Staff for Popular Resistance. National Georgraphic has published an interractive tool that allows you to search their data base of nations and determine the mix of renewabale energy they could [...]

Rebuilding The World: An Interview with Lester Brown

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By Amitabh Pal for the Progressive. The two big issues we are facing are climate change and water shortages. Water shortages are more imminent. They’re here now. We suddenly look around and [...]

Newsletter: The Obvious Blinds Us, Unless The Truth Is Told

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By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance - It has been a busy two weeks since our last newsletter for #BlackLivesMatter, seeking climate justice, fair wages and stopping the [...]

Obama Administration Moves To Make Solar More Expensive

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By Amy He for the China Daily - The US Commerce Department is imposing higher tariffs on Chinese solar products imported to the US marketplace. Commerce had indicated that Chinese companies [...]

Research: Rooftop Solar Is Simple, Local Solution

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A Stanford University study published earlier this week found that utility-scale solar development built alongside existing infrastructure, on rooftops or in backyards, may be more than enough to [...]

Newsletter: Our Task-The Future As A Frontier

Sam Smith gave this talk, “On Becoming and Being an Activist,” at a teen conference. The essence of his message is that we are facing serious crises and we have to make a choice of whether we [...]

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