Author Archives: Holly

Solar-powered nonprofits

Instead of donating cash, we can support nonprofits by helping them invest in budget-saving solar power technology.

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Your guide to Power Africa

This June, President Obama unveiled the Power Africa initiative, which hopes to double the electricity available for sub-Saharan Africa. 

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Universities warm to solar power

Across the nation, institutions of higher education are turning to solar power in order to commit to sustainability and to lower operating costs– and to stand out to environmentally-conscious potential students.

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People + the planet: Cleveland’s push for environmental justice

We love to learn about how urban centers become healthier, more environmentally responsible, and more energy independent. In the heart of the Rust Belt, Cleveland, shows us how a city can meet climate challenges while supporting equity and inclusion. 

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Nonprofits shine thanks to solar

Today, we look at the diverse array of nonprofits benefiting from renewable energy. Will your nonprofit be the next to go solar?

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A small Tanzanian village shows solar is key for rural families

Recently, a small community in rural Tanzania has turned to solar. How does solar power transform everyday life for rural families across the globe?

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Mandates matter: Spotlight on Ohio’s energy standards

So much depends on Ohio’s embattled energy standards. So, why have valuable renewable and energy efficiency mandates been frozen until at least 2016? Inside the fight for a greener Ohio.

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The Midwest goes green: 7 updates

Can solar power thrive in the Midwest? Absolutely! Today, we take a look at renewable energy news from across the Midwest. 

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Kenyon College and CRE partner on solar Farm installation

Recently, Ohio’s Kenyon College and Community Renewable Energy launched an exciting pilot project for installing solar power at the Kenyon Farm.

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Thinking outside the box: New models for going green

It seems that every week brings us news of a new model for going green. 

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