Apple Builds Solar Farms in China, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SAILING

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OO Small-Scale Solar Installations Are Taking Back The Power Grid – as little rooftop solar systems installed on homes, churches, nonprofits, and commercial buildings around the country make quite a dent in our overall energy production.

OO How Utilities and Solar Developers Can Deploy PV as a Grid Resource
site solar in grid hot spots – so solar can offset grid peak demand; diversify projects; emphasize outreach and education.

OO Half of Americans Say Solar Is Important,
But Only 6% Say They’ll Buy PV Today
– c’mon, folks, we can do better!

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OO US Solar Design Software Startup Lands $1 Million in Funding

OO Assuring Solar Modules Will Last for Decades, the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is co-leading an international push to assure the reliability of solar panels.

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OO China: Apple Grows Its Own Solar Farms partnering with SunPower to build two solar power plants totalling 40MW of capacity, to offset its growing carbon footprint in China.

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Check it out here, right now!

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Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is in 2016!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

 

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

 

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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