What’s Up With Solar in YOUR State? Solar Power Rocks Releases U.S. State-by-State Solar Power Rankings Report.

The report contains ratings of all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on twelve key criteria leading to strong financial results for homeowners interested in installing solar panels.


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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – October 21, 2014

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republican candidates continue to dodge the climate change question; Mo... [Read more...]



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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – October 16, 2014

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rep. Paul Ryan backs away - sort of - from outright climate science den... [Read more...]



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Frances Beinecke: This Is How America Will Reduce Pollution and Stamp Out Our Carbon Footprint

The US can become carbon neutral in our lifetimes. In the process, we will put millions of Americans to work, make our companies more competitive, and shield our communities from extreme weather. And we will honor our obligation to leave the world a better place for future generations. [Read more...]



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Once Again, Cheap Oil Threatens Electric Car Sales.

To compete with gasoline, electric vehicles need better batteries: Magnesium-ion could trump lithium-ion.


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5th Annual Island Energy Conference

Date: 11/7/2014 to 11/8/2014

Location: Portland, ME

The Island Institute and the Islanded Grid Resource Center will host the fifth annual Island Energy Conference on Friday, November 7 at the Clarion Hotel in Portland, Maine, and Saturday, November 8 on Peaks Island, Maine. The Island Energy Conference brings together island leaders and energy experts to discuss common energy challenges and to learn more about resources that exist to address these challenges. This year's conference will feature a keynote address from James Manwell from the University of Massachusetts Wind Energy Center, whose pioneering work has included research on the potential to integrate renewable energy into New England island grids. In addition, the event will include a kickoff meeting for the Islanded Grid Resource Center.


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Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: Driving Fast n’ FREE on Solar, Record Rising Seas, and More!

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Michael Wu: The Value of Energy to Our Warfighters

The USS America is the latest evidence that our military sees the connection between energy and effectiveness.

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European Commission Studies Renewable Costs

New analysis commissioned by the European Commission concludes that renewables such as onshore wind and solar PV are close to that of conventional technologies like coal, gas and nuclear in terms of costs a subsidy levels.



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UK Green Bank Set to Draw Offshore Wind Investors to $1.6 Billion Fund

The U.K. Green Investment Bank is set to tie up the first investments in a $1.6 billion fund by the end of March, part of Britain’s push to cement its dominance in offshore wind power.



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