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High Levels Of Mercury Found In Fish In Remote National Parks

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6 mentions14 hours ago 14 hours ago
“This is a wake-up call,” one Park Service researcher said.

Virginia High Court Rules Deniers Have No Right To Climate Scientists' Emails

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
“The Court’s decision signals to scientists at public universities that the pursuit of scientific knowledge will be protected in Virginia, no matter how their research results might be received.”

Ukraine Seeks Renewable Energy Investors to Loosen Russia’s Grip

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8 mentions9 hours ago 9 hours ago
Ukrainian officials say they’ve found a way to protect the nation from Russia: Go green.

Portable Energy Independence by Harold Tan

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
SunJack is the world's most powerful, portable solar charger that also gives back to rural communities. Ready to ship!

San Diego sees spike in solar panel installations

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The number of solar panel installations jumped 33 percent between 2012 and 2013.

Put Battery Storage in the Hands of Grid Operators

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
By Peter Rive, SolarCity Co-Founder and Chief Technology OfficerThe design of an electrical grid for the 21st Century is one of the world’s most exciting

10 Charts that Reveal the Potential ROI for Solar Blogging

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5 mentions11 hours ago 11 hours ago
I know I write a lot about how solar companies can blog effectively, but I still see few companies truly embracing blogging. Perhaps that’s because solar marketers want to show their CEOs some objective stats that show how blogging can be effective and not a waste of time ...

After Dry Winter In California, Preparations Begin For Harsh Wildfire Season

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Cal Fire recently hired nearly 100 additional seasonal firefighters to help carry the load. There's already been about triple the average for the year so far.

Connecticut Takes A Step Closer To Keep Fracking Wastewater Out Of The State

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7 mentions12 hours ago 12 hours ago
The bill now moves to the Senate floor.

Molecules Can Store Solar Energy Indefinitely

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17 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
The next big thing in solar energy could be microscopic. Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be tapped t...

Western Re-Run: Nevada Rancher Versus The Feds

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In the West, we’ve seen this Cliven Bundy movie before. And with every re-run, the worn out story line of the heroic independent rancher standing up to the dictatorial federal government gets more tiresome.

No US solar shortage this year, says IHS: pv-magazine

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Although antidumping fines on Chinese module suppliers will almost certainly create U.S. panel price hikes, the prospect of a shortage is unlikely, say the analysts.

Spring Brings New Environmental Worries For Weary Lac-Mégantic

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Crude oil is resurfacing with the arrival of spring in Lac-Mégantic.

A Nuclear Power Plant Goes On The Auction Block

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The recent closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station plant is illustrative of the turning point at which many nuclear power plants in the U.S. find themselves -- face expensive upgrades and price competition or shut down.

California Regulators Decide Utilities Can't Charge Solar-Killing Fees

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The decision does away with a smorgasbord of fees and review processes state utilities had required of any customer who set up their own solar generation system with battery storage attached.

State Department To Delay Keystone XL Pipeline Decision Until After November

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The delay is reportedly in response to a recent Nebraska court decision.

A Revolving Fund to Serve Communities

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
According to Bloomberg News last week, crowdfunding solar could become a $5 billion investment vehicle in the next 5 years. This exciting development will connect people who want to invest their money responsibly with solar projects that need financing. SolarCity, the biggest U.S. solar power

Fossil Fuel Industry Has Skin -- And Money -- In The Texas Governor's Race

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Texas Democratic candidate for governor Wendy Davis has fought for local oversight for industry. Texas State Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbotthas sued the EPA 17 times.

Listen Up: What Legal Issues Do Solar Contractors Face?

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3 mentions23 hours ago 23 hours ago
As in most industries, attorneys are an indispensable part of doing business. We have the usual host of "ordinary course of business" legal issues such as contracts, employment law, financing and M&A. But we also must comply with a blizzard of regulatory and incentives requirements &md

Building-Integrated Solar Air Heating Systems Proving Popular

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6 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
For some parts of the United States, such as Upper Michigan, the winter of 2013-14 was the coldest in recorded history. In Marquette, for example, the average temperature was a tundra-like 7.5 degrees. Well, what if I told you that it’s possible to cut your building’s energy use ...

Catholic church looks at relation of energy to justice and peace: pv-magazine

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Church bodies increasingly look towards renewable energy to understand the world and promote environmental justice.

Solar cheaper option than nuclear, new study finds: pv-magazine

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Report commissioned by Germany's Agora Energiewende reveals that new solar and wind plants are able to generate cheaper low-carbon power than the most modern nuclear reactors.