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'Coal Is on the Way Out': Study Finds Fossil Fuel Now Pricier Than Solar or Wind
Business  (tags: US, coal production, uneconomic, fossil fuels, priced out of market, solar power, wind power economy )

Evelyn
- 44 days ago - theguardian.com
Around 75% of US coal production is now more expensive than solar and wind energy in providing electricity to US households, according to a new study. "Even without major policy shift we will continue to see coal retire pretty rapidly,"
In the California Desert, a Battery Project Looms Over Native Land
Business  (tags: Calfornia, Joshua Tree National Park, Native lands, Recurrent Energy company, solar power, world' s biggest battery )

Judy
- 428 days ago - grist.org
Recurrent has been in touch with the tribes, says chairman of the Mohave Elders Committee, but he wishes they'd started by consulting the community before picking a site. "We're not saying no to solar," he says. "We just don't want our history erased."
Tech Giant Microsoft Signs Largest Corporate Solar Agreement in the U.S.
Business  (tags: Solar Power, environment, renewable energy, Microsoft )

Nita
- 448 days ago - ecowatch.com
Microsoft has been powered by 100 percent renewable electricity since 2014. In 2015, the tech giant joined RE100, a global corporate leadership initiative by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, now bringing together 130 ambitious companies.
Support American Solar Jobs!
Business  (tags: alternative energy, solar power, tariffs, petitions )

Freya
- 574 days ago - allianceforsolarchoice.p2a.co
The United States solar industry - representing over 250,000 American jobs - is under threat by two bankrupt, foreign-owned companies.
ALEC's Scary Corporate Agenda -- 7 of Their Most Anti-Democratic and Science-Denying Ideas
Business  (tags: ALEC, climate change, bees, labor, pollution, environment, renewable energy, solar power, Obamacare, minimum wage, corporations, Constitution, dark money )

Freya
- 1422 days ago - alternet.org
ALEC's annual gathering revealed how right-wingers will push dangerous legislation across the country.
L.A. Times: Minority Groups Fight Solar Power
Business  (tags: solar power, energy companies, naacp, environment, coal, oil )

M.N.
- 1583 days ago - latimes.com
Support from minority organizations has given power companies a potent ally in their fight to slow the spread of solar energy installations, saying incentives favor the wealthy. How can renewable proponents reach out to counter energy company lobbying?
World's Largest Solar Thermal Plant Opens For Business
Business  (tags: Solar Power, solar energy, solar industry, clean energy, California, google )

Stefanie
- 1947 days ago - ecowatch.com
Ivanpah will generate 392 megawatts for the California grid--enough to power 140,000 homes in the state.
Solar Power Industry Now Employs More U.S. Workers Than Coal and Oil Combined
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, ethics, finance, government, greenbuilding, investments, labor, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society, Solar Power )

Kit
- 1948 days ago - occupy.com
Solar employs and nuclear destroys; we have ample evidence of that, and with the annual U.S. solar jobs census we now have proof that solar power isn't just providing energy without destroying our oceans and contaminating the earth and air[....]
Supplements Powered By the Sun
Business  (tags: health, supplements, family, prevention, Andrew Lessman, ProCap Labs, solar power, treatment, environment, business, consumers )

Nancy
- 2234 days ago - procapslabs.com
If you take supplements and prefer to support environmentally conscious businesses, have a look. I've been utilizing these superior products for years. Best deals are through HSN shopping network.
NRDC: Press Release - U.S. Stadiums Go Solar: Major Pro Sports Leagues Move Together Toward Renewable Energy
Business  (tags: press release, NRDC, sports, arena, stadium, solar power )

Mary
- 3201 days ago - nrdc.org
CHICAGO (September 8, 2010) -- The nation's major professional sports leagues are collectively sending an important cultural message in the battle against climate change by encouraging and endorsing the use of solar power and clean energy in arenas and st
Solar Power Plans Take Off at Home, Business and City Levels
Business  (tags: energy, solar power, business, municipal, home, environment, green building )

David
- 3712 days ago - greenbiz.com
No matter how gloomy the economy gets, the sun seems to still be shining bright on solar power. In recent days there has been a steady flow of announcements about solar power across the U.S.--from relatively small to both city-scale plans and statewide...
91% of UK Households Would Consider Installing Solar Power - Natural Choices
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, solar power )

Pete
- 3748 days ago - naturalchoices.co.uk
Interesting, seems a large number of Brits would go solar if the utilities were made to pay a reasonable price for unused power generated.
Solar LCD Powered IPods, IPhones and Laptops?
Business  (tags: solar power )

Scuba
- 4037 days ago - macrumors.com
A recently published patent application discovered by MacRumors reveals that Apple is investigating the use of solar power in versions of their mobile devices -- both handheld devices and portable computers.
India to Provide Subsidy for Solar Power Plants
Business  (tags: energy, solar power )

AWAY AWHI
- 4183 days ago - enn.com
India will subsidize the running of solar power plants to help develop a renewable energy infrastructure, where high costs can be prohibitive, the minister for renewable energy said on Wednesday
   

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