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Solar energy is one of the richest and cleanest energy sources available. Solar energy related technologies include solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal electricity and solar architecture, which can make considerable contributions to solving some of the most urgent problems the world now faces. (Wikipedia)

Solar Energy: Clear and Present Danger to RI’s Forests – ecoRI news

ecoRI newsSolar Energy: Clear and Present Danger to RI’s ForestsecoRI newsPROVIDENCE — It’s rare that progressive planners and environmentalists disagree on an issue, but a bill that limits the building of wind and solar projects in forestland is one of them. During a lengthy May 10 Statehouse hearing, Grow Smart Rhode …

California’s new solar energy standards: Here’s how it could affect homeowners – CNBC

CNBCCalifornia’s new solar energy standards: Here’s how it could affect homeownersCNBCThe good news is when you do it during the building process, it’s going to be much more efficient and less costly,” Anne Hoskins, the chief policy officer of Sunrun, a solar energy provider. She added that permitting could get easier as well, but costs …California’s solar energy mandate is beneficialIndiana Daily StudentTheir view: If solar energy’s so great, why is California forcing it on new homes?Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)California Solar Forecast Bumped By 14% Over 4 Years By Solar MandateCleanTechnicaVentura County Star -OCRegister -The Daily Herald -California Energy Commission – State of Californiaall 84 news articles »

Solar energy has real benefits [Opinion] – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleSolar energy has real benefits [Opinion]Houston ChronicleWhy have mayors from many cities in almost all states signed on to the Mayors for Solar Energy letter? As the letter states: “Accelerating the growth of solar will reduce pollution while revitalizing our communities by creating jobs and keeping energy …

The problem with California going all-in on solar energy – The Hill

The HillThe problem with California going all-in on solar energyThe HillThe California Energy Commission has approved a new regulation requiring all new home construction to include solar panels. This, in spite of California having the highest housing costs in the country and a widespread housing shortage. Much of the …California Sets New Solar Energy StandardsCheddarCalifornia Mandate Brightens Outlook for the Solar IndustryBarron’sCalifornia’s bad solar remedy for climate changeChicago TribuneInman.com -TheStreet.com -Smithsonian -State of Californiaall 97 news articles »

EHartford 20th in the state for residential solar energy – Journal Inquirer

EHartford 20th in the state for residential solar energyJournal InquirerEAST HARTFORD — According to a recently issued scorecard by the Connecticut Green Bank, the town’s effort in adopting solar energy use ranks 20th out of 169 towns. The Connecticut Green Bank evolved from the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund and the …

The Cleric-Challenging, Solar-Energy-Loving Mosque Mistress of Lucknow – OZY

OZYThe Cleric-Challenging, Solar-Energy-Loving Mosque Mistress of LucknowOZYSocial activist, mosque founder and environmentalist — Shaista Amber’s multiple calling cards appear disparate. But they’re bound by a common thread: a desire to fight discrimination and, now, climate change in a city at the frontier of both those …

Solar Energy Lights up Campus – The New Paltz Oracle – SUNY The New Paltz Oracle

Gainesville SunSolar Energy Lights up Campus – The New Paltz OracleSUNY The New Paltz OracleGov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the completion of a cutting-edge, solar energy and battery storage system installed by Solar Liberty and engineered by …PG&E partners with Fresno solar project to deliver renewable energyThe Business JournalSusan Nugent: Should Gainesville use 100 percent renewable …Gainesville SunCost of solar energy continues to fall worldwideHydrogen Fuel NewsWyoming Public Media -Business Wire (press release) -Nasdaqall 61 news articles »

California’s Solar Roof Law Will Raise Housing And Energy Prices But Do Little To Reduce Emissions – Forbes

ForbesCalifornia’s Solar Roof Law Will Raise Housing And Energy Prices But Do Little To Reduce EmissionsForbesThe deployment of solar has been the main driver of high and rising electricity prices in California, which currently produces more solar energy than it can use. “We already have some of the highest electricity rates in the country, and this will only …This “duck curve” is solar energy’s greatest challengeVoxCalifornia regulators approve plan to mandate solar panels on new home constructionCNBCCalifornia Becomes the First State to Make Solar Panels MandatoryPacific StandardColumbia Missourian -The Verge -New York Times -Bloombergall 267 news articles »

Southern Ute tribe invests in solar energy – Yale Climate Connections

Yale Climate ConnectionsSouthern Ute tribe invests in solar energyYale Climate ConnectionsThe Southern Ute Indian Tribe in southwestern Colorado depends heavily on sales of oil and natural gas. But now, it’s investing in solar energy, too. Lindsay Box is the spokesperson for the Tribal Council. She says the motivation to pursue solar came …

California may soon require solar panels on new homes – CNBC.com – CNBC

CNBCCalifornia may soon require solar panels on new homes – CNBC.comCNBCCalifornia this week could decide whether to become the first state to require solar panels on most new single-family homes as well as many condos and …All new homes in California may soon have solar panelsQuartzThe World’s Fifth Largest Economy Is About to Require Solar Panels for All New HomesFortuneSolar panel proposal faces opposition in Washington StateChristian Science MonitorHydrogen Fuel News -The Independent -Solar Power World -OCRegisterall 110 news articles »

South County Meeting On Solar Energy Rescheduled – Patch.com

Patch.comSouth County Meeting On Solar Energy RescheduledPatch.comBefore the implemented moratorium, activities like industrial solar energy parks were permitted in lands zoned RA (rural-agricultural). In accordance with the County Code, allowing such …

Duke Energy solar rebates total more than $50M – GSA Business

Greentech MediaDuke Energy solar rebates total more than $50MGSA BusinessThe rebate program was one of several solar initiatives made possible by Act 236, legislation that spurred the South Carolina solar energy market, making it one of the top 10 states in the nation for solar energy, according to a news release. “Act 236 …Largest solar farm in SC dedicatedThe Augusta Chronicleall 4 news articles »

West Newbury voters defeat solar energy proposals – The Daily News of Newburyport

The Daily News of NewburyportWest Newbury voters defeat solar energy proposalsThe Daily News of NewburyportWEST NEWBURY — Voters at the Annual Town Meeting rejected five articles pertaining to solar energy on the warrant — including a proposal that would have paved the way for a possible large-scale installation on Coffin Street. Brought before the town …