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Defense Contractors Objections To California Desert Solar Plant Overruled

December 1, 2010 Solar News

The recent round of Wikileaks have stirred my patriotic ire, so when I recently learned of Northrop Grumman’s sudden objection to a proposed Mojave Desert mega watt solar plant north of Los Angeles I initially reacted with uncharacteristic sympathy for the contractor. Since the solar plant proposal has gone through two years of hearings I […]

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Renewable Energy Will See Breakout Job Growth In 2011 With Solar Leading Charge

November 25, 2010 grid-tied solar

Solar Job News – The emerging environmental sector has the potential to beat the national job trends with the enormous growth of clean energy installations. The national jobs growth reports are so dire, it defies belief at times. With America staring down 9% unemployment and may areas of California reporting as high as 22%, solar […]

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Eagles Stadium To Go Off-grid With Mega Solar and Wind Electrical Production

November 19, 2010 Off-grid Solar

The Philadelphia Eagles have made an historic move to power Lincoln Field with a combination of off-grid solar, wind and dual-fuel generated electricity. The Eagles are a shining example of a great corporate citizen making it the world’s first major sports stadium to convert to self-generated solar and wind renewable energy. In one the countries […]

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California Solar Equivalent to a Nuclear Plant Is Given Green Light. Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

November 16, 2010 Backup Power Systems

The U.S.  Secretary of the Interior has given the green light to several alternative energy solar thermal parabolic plants in the California desert. These solar plants will have a combined capacity around 1,000 megawatts of electricity or the equivalent of a nuclear power plant. The project means more jobs and the air will be a little cleaner in […]

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New Research Says American Solar Installation Market Most Promising For Investments

November 9, 2010 Solar News

According to a European research firm, EuPD Research, a new report just out says the U.S. solar photovoltaic market is one of the most promising for future investments and provides an attractive alternative to the saturating solar markets in Europe. (US InstallerMonitor, EuPD Research) In the last couple of years the shear number of PV […]

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Financing Shortage Holding American Solar Power Back

October 18, 2010 Commercial Solar Installations

A report issued by the Solar Energy Industries Association estimated America could add as much as 1.13 gigawatts of solar installation this year but a shortage of money is holding back solar projects. If that were true, that would mean American solar installations have risen as much as 150% from a year ago. One gigawatt […]

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Prop 23, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac… Just Say NO with your vote and your voice! It’s That Simple.

September 20, 2010 Solar News

Lehman Brothers failed and the government bailed out AIG two years ago, and things haven’t been the same since. It’s been a calamity for America and the world. Yet we continue to be flooded with chaotic ads and noise by some the same people and companies who orchastrated the near collapes of the American economy! […]

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California Central Valley Solar Fights On. Who’s Right?

August 17, 2010 Commercial Solar Installations

Solar News California – My wife loves to take the Panoche pass when she cuts over the central valley I-5 to her stomping grounds of the central coast of California. For me, leaving the solitude of the desert and miles of sun without the noise of people trying to claw their personal space out is […]

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Jerry Brown and Solar Renewable Energy Jobs. California, Give Jerry a Good Look & Consider Sending Him to Sacramento.

August 11, 2010 Commercial Solar Installations

Sacramento California Solar News – Jerry Brown wants to be governor of the state of California returning to Sacramento. When I first heard the words I was honestly a little sceptical. I am a huge supporter of Governor Schwarzenegger who, in turn, is a big supporter of solar energy and wish more than anything he […]

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Schools Everywhere Are Investing In Solar. Green, Solar and Education is the Right Path for a Sustainable Future in America

August 8, 2010 Commercial Solar Installations

California Solar News – Colleges everywhere are stepping up to the solar technology revolution that is occurring in this country. Ensuring the success of photovoltaic and the power of energy independence is evident from such prestigious schools such as Harvard and many bay area high schools. Every small or large scale solar project brightens our […]

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