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Solar Power to Grow Sixfold as Sun Becoming Cheapest Resource - VIDEO
Environment  (tags: solar panels, electricity, solar power, sun, energy, environment )

Lone
- 157 days ago - bloomberg.com
The amount of electricity generated using solar panels stands to expand as much as sixfold by 2030 as the cost of production falls below competing natural gas and coal-fired plants, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
Solar-Powered Taxis at the Beach in Charleston, SC
Environment  (tags: environment, solar energy, solar, solar power, beach, animals, climate, South Carolina, science, green, globalwarming, energy, conservation, water )

Val
- 583 days ago - sierraclub.org
A couple of dudes have started a solar-powered taxi service on Folly Beach in Charleston, SC. Good times, good news!
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Why Four Grandmothers Are Champions of Solar Power in the Philippines
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, energy, solar power, environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews )

Cal
- 621 days ago - csmonitor.com
Four women from an indigenous group in rural Philippines were trained as solar engineers in India. Soon, they'll be changing lives, one light at a time.
Energy Does Grow On Trees, As Israelis Design First Solar Energy ETree
Environment  (tags: Solar Power, e-trees, Israeli technology )

David
- 772 days ago - nocamels.com
eTree - a solar-powered urban habitat - constructed from metal pipes & topped with solar panels. Produces energy from the sun to power USB charging ports; provide shade during the day & illumination at night.
The 7 Solar Wonders Of the World.
Environment  (tags: solar power, solar energy, solar plants, climate-change, energy, environment, GoodNews, green, nature, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

Fiona
- 776 days ago - ecowatch.com
As a visual treat (for the upcoming trick or treat event), may I present the beautiful 7 Solar Wonders of the World. These are all high art and they all make a positive difference for the environment. No amazing spiders, promise. Happy Halloween.
Dirty Duke - Petition
Environment  (tags: Dirty Duke, largest electric power holding company, solar power, dirty tricks, petition )

Dandelion
- 932 days ago - dirtyduke.org
Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the U.S., is peddling a misinformation campaign to attack solar in its service territories across the Southern states.
Solar Streets: New Roadways May Ditch Asphalt for Solar Energy
Environment  (tags: Energy, highway, Solar Power )

Kit
- 934 days ago - takepart.com
"We can use [photovoltaic panels] to create roads, parking lots, tarmacs--anything under the sun," Brusaw says. "All of the current asphalt and concrete currently soaking up the sun can be covered with our technology to turn that sunlight into clean[....]
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL CONGRESS TO RESTORE CLEAN ENERGY INCENTIVES
Environment  (tags: politics, protection, pollution, healthconditions, clean energy, alterative energy, solar power, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 949 days ago - nrdc.org
America doesn't have to settle for dirty air and yesterday's energy. Tell Congress to restore clean energy incentives - for the good of our country, our economy, our environment and to meet our moral obligation to protect our children from the dangers of
Polluted First Nations Community Asks Big Oil To Pay For Its Solar Panels
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, energy, solar power, Big Oil, indigenous rights, pollution )

Cal
- 962 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The nation is peppered with constant reminders of its dependence on the oil industry -- the same industry that has polluted their land to the point where Fort Chipewyan's people can no longer hunt, fish, or swim to their leisure
Riding Solar - These Wings Won't Melt
Environment  (tags: solar power, cars, energy, green, good news, environment, weather )

Carrie
- 1553 days ago - sfreporter.com
As I stand in the small parking lot behind Positive Energy's solar electric systems on a recent Friday morning, I begin to feel guilty about laughing as hard as I am.
Controversial Solar Project in Desert Gets Boost From California Legislature
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, solar power, destruction, wildlife, animals, water, research, energy, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 1673 days ago - latimes.com
The legislation to enable the developer to bypass local agencies in seeking approval was fast-tracked in the Assembly. Environmentalists say the proposed Calico Solar facility would be ecologically damaging.
Morocco: World Bank Supports Bold Solar Power Plans
Environment  (tags: solar power, globalwarming, climate-change )

Jill
- 1847 days ago - allafrica.com
Morocco takes the lead with the first project in the low-carbon development plan under the ambitious Middle East and North Africa Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Scale-up Program
Help the Obama Administration Develop Environmentally Responsible Solar Projects on Our Public Lands
Environment  (tags: Solar Power, solar energy, solar panels, public lands, green, greenhousegases, energy )

Nancy
- 2088 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Urge the Obama administration, before the April 16 comment deadline, to ensure that our need to develop solar energy is balanced with the need to protect our fragile desert ecosystems. Learn more about this issue »
400 Solar Power Users Paid For Electricity In Tennessee
Environment  (tags: energy, conservation, government, Solar Power )

Carrie
- 2131 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
More than 400 property owners who use solar power to generate electricity at their homes or businesses are getting paid for it with the help of the Tennessee Valley Authority and local power distributors.
 

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