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Meet the Modern Farmers: Jess Arnsteen
Business  (tags: farming, economy, ethics, society, labor, good news, Americans, humans, environment, labor, news )

Carrie
- 36 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Arnsteen is in the unlikely position of being a farmer who doesn't have to sell his crops. As the manager of edible ecosystems at Parducci Wine Estates in Ukiah, California, he works to feed more than 60 employees in Mendocino County.
5 Electric Cars You Can Buy Now 4 of 5 BACK NEXT ZENN
Business  (tags: business, consumers, economy, energy, eco-friendly, freedom, Good News, investing, Canada, America, world )

Ruth
- 42 days ago - money.cnn.com
'Its maker, ZENN Motor Company Inc., claims its energy efficiency is equivalent to a gasoline-powered car getting 245 miles per gallon.' FUN & USEFUl !
SEIA: New Jobs Report Shows Value of Effective Public Policies Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, labor, sustainable development, usa )

Ruth
- 44 days ago - seia.org
'. jobs numbers represent a huge return on America's investment in solar energy. Smart, effective and forward-looking public policies - such as the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and Net Energy Metering (NEM) - are driving solar deployment..50 states'
DOE Finalizes $1.6 Billion Loan Guarantee for BrightSource Energy Inc. April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, Good News, sustainable development, USA )

Ruth
- 45 days ago - energy.gov
' "With this $1.6 billion loan guarantee, BrightSource Energy will complete construction of a solar energy facility that will create more than 1,000 California jobs and provide clean power to 85,000 homes." '
New Private Sector Commitment Shows Strength of Solar Friday, May 9, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, Sustainable Development, usa )

Ruth
- 45 days ago - seia.org
' "...the solar commitment made today by more than 300 leading U.S. businesses, including Walmart, Apple and IKEA, is like getting a triple-A investment rating from Moody's or Standard and Poor's. Solar has become a 'street-smart' investment." '
Building-Integrated Solar Air Heating Systems Hit Milestone Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, sustainable development, usa )

Ruth
- 45 days ago - seia.org
'According to new industry data, a growing sector of the U.S. solar energy industry has reached a major milestone, with 5 million square feet of building-integrated solar air heating collectors now installed in North America.'
Time Is Ripe for 'Off-Grid' Solar 12 May 2014 Andrew Moore, Antaris Solar UK
Business  (tags: children, women, men, americans, world, culture, education, environment, family, singled, freedoms, Good News, philanthropy at home, philanthropy, buildings, transportation, travel )

Ruth
- 45 days ago - renewableenergyfocus.com
'... the use of off-grid solar PV is not restricted to countries in the developing world alone. Standalone solar systems are as well applied in developed countries, either as add-on or back up-systems, or as full self-supply solutions....'
The Year of Concentrating Solar Power: Five New Plants to Power America With Clean Energy June 5, 2014 - 11:31am
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, government, labor, Sustainable Development, USA )

Ruth
- 45 days ago - energy.gov
'These five new utility-scale CSP plants will pay major dividends. When completed, they will have the capacity to generate 1.26 gigawatts of electricity, nearly quadrupling America's preexisting CSP capacity.. potential to power more than 350,000..homes'
SEIA Applauds Efforts to Eliminate Tariffs on Environmental Goods Monday, January 27, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, Sustainable Development, USA, world )

Ruth
- 46 days ago - seia.org
'...Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement today in support of efforts by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to eliminate tariffs on environmental goods:'
Solar Energy Poised to Blossom in Utah Desert Monday, June 9, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, good news, sustainable development, water, USA )

Ruth
- 46 days ago - seia.org
'Wrong, but "utility-scale" projects in the Beehive State are about to take off, with several slated for construction next year, all on state and private land, according to speakers at Wednesday's Energy Development Summit hosted by Gov. Gary Herbert.'
SEIA: South Carolina Law Represents Step Forward, But More Actions Needed Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, energy, environment, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, ethics, Good News, investors, USA, americans )

Ruth
- 47 days ago - seia.org
' "While it could potentially lead to more than 500 megawatts (MW) of capacity being installed in the coming years, solar development under this law will greatly depend on its implementation in the coming months." ' Go Solar!
The Rise of Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Monday, June 6, 2011
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, Good News, government, investors, labor, Sustainable Development, USA )

Ruth
- 47 days ago - seia.org
'Renewable Energy World'....'With big government help, a solar thermal power (CSP) technology boom seems to be coming in the United States. Regulators have issued permits for about a dozen power plant projects and construction is underway for a few.'
Solar Energy Poised to Blossom in Utah Desert
Business  (tags: USA, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, good news, investing, SustainableDevelopment )

Ruth
- 47 days ago - sltrib.com
'... There is such a community of support for these projects, it's time for them to get going," said Peter Sullivan, development director with First Wind.'
U.S. Residential Solar PV Installations Exceeded Commercial Installations for the First Time in Q1 2014 Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, environment, energy, americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, ethics, Good News, government, investors, labor, USA )

Ruth
- 47 days ago - seia.org
'"Solar accounted for 74% of all new U.S. electric capacity installed in Q1 2014, further signaling the rapidly increasing role that solar is playing in the energy market," said Shayle Kann, Senior Vice President at GTM Research.
Solar Trees Producing Power Featuring Hannah Solar, Atlanta, GA Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, energy, environment, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, ethics, Good News, government, investing, labor, law, USA )

Ruth
- 47 days ago - seia.org
'The Weather Channel features SEIA member Hannah Solar and Atlanta's first "solar tree." ' GOOD WORK! and Thanks to The Weather Channel !
 

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