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A Misguided Attack on Solar Power

Arizona Senator Kyl spent his time writing a report not to promote the growing solar industry in his home state but to take a shot at utility-scale solar power.

Our Hero: Adam Browning

Few people know solar energy like Vote Solar's Executive Director Adam Browning. In today's Hero podcast, Adam discusses Vote Solar, how he got into the solar field, and what's on the horizon for his team and the US solar industry.

The State of Clean Energy: State Policy Impacts Markets

Different states have chosen different policies to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency to achieve various goals. In order to assess progress, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has issued the "State of the States" report.

Solar Powers Occupy Wall Street

On a late night in early October, "Rolling Sunlight," Greenpeace’s mobile solar power center, pulled up to the curb near Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan and hooked up its power to Occupy Wall Street. Off went the gasoline-powered generators to huge applause.

Nuke Rebuke: New Report Shows No Need for Indian Point

For years, opponents of the Indian Point nuclear power plant have faced a tough question: where does the replacement power come from if the plant is shuttered? It’s a fair question even from the perspective of a renewable energy advocate.

Solar Powers Long Island

Long Island flipped the switch on the largest solar installation east of the Mississippi River. The project will provide enough energy to power 4,500 Long Island home and abate 30,000 tons of carbon dioxide as well as sulfur and nitrogen dioxide emissions.

Greening the Grid: Utility-scale Energy Storage

When electric utilities declare that they will need new power capacity, most people think of new power plants and transmission lines. But some companies are proposing something novel: grid energy storage systems.

Win, Win, Win: Jobs, Solar, $avings

Ringing in the New Year, states continue to take the lead in clean energy policy. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined his support for solar power in his State of the State speech, while two major solar groups joined forces to be more effective at the state level.

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