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Fourth Annual Solar Education Week Kicks Off Across The Country

In the week leading to Earth Day, clean energy organizations and advocates are sparking a national conversation about solar through the fourth annual “Solar...
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Walmart Plans More Solar, Wind On Path To 50% Renewables

Moving closer to its 2025 goal of being supplied globally with 50% renewable energy, Walmart plans to more than double the amount of renewable energy...
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SEIA Reveals America’s Top Corporate Solar Adopters

America’s top companies are investing in solar in record amounts, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) new "Solar Means Business 2017" report,...
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Apple Hits 100% Renewable Energy: Here’s How They Did It

Apple has announced that its global facilities are now powered with 100% clean energy. This includes retail stores, offices, data centers and co-located facilities in...
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NRDC Launches Clean Energy Report Discontinued By DOE

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has launched a new initiative to track the historic development of wind and solar power, LED light bulbs,...
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Google Officially Matches All Electricity Use With Renewables

In 2017, Google met its goal of matching all of its global electricity use with 100% renewable energy. As planned, the company purchased a kilowatt-hour...
solar investment

Solar Investment Saw ‘Extraordinary Surge’ In 2017

In 2017, solar energy dominated global investment in new power generation like never before, reports the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment). The world installed...
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Newly Approved Plan Puts Illinois On Promising Renewables Path

On Tuesday, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) approved, with modifications, the Illinois Power Agency’s (IPA) Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan, which the ICC predicts...
energy

BNEF: Plummeting Solar, Wind And Battery Costs Are Threatening Fossil Fuels

As a result of the spectacular reductions in cost for wind, solar and battery technology, coal and gas are facing a mounting threat to...
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Researchers Plot 100% Renewables On Prince Edward Island

Two researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island's (UPEI) School of Sustainable Design Engineering (SSDE) have been awarded funding to develop a detailed technical...
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Governor Declares ‘Clean Energy Business Day’ In Minnesota

On Thursday, Gov. Mark Dayton, D-Minn., delivered a proclamation that declared March 22 as "Clean Energy Business Day" in Minnesota. The proclamation coincided with Clean...
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Global Carbon Emissions Rose Last Year – But Not In The U.S.

Meeting roughly a quarter of global energy demand growth, renewables saw the highest growth rate of any energy source in 2017, according to the...

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