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Solar power in the news

Solar Panels at Georgetown University Spur Neighborhood Equity

We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with Root + Branch to initiate the largest project in our Neighborhood Solar Equity program with Georgetown University.  Together, we are set to install 1.1 mW on Georgetown’s campus, making it one … Continue reading

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Americans and Climate Change

New data released by the Yale Program on Climate Communication and summarized by Nadia Popovich, John Schwartz and Tatiana Schlossberg in the New York Times gives a detailed view of public opinion on global warming. Spoiler alert: Americans believe in global warming, but aren’t … Continue reading

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Opposing anti-renewable energy utility takeover in DC

The CEO of Praxia Partners, our parent company, has submitted testimony to the Public Utility Commission of Washington, DC in opposition to the Exelon-Pepco merger. As Joe Recchie states, the current terms of the merger do not guarantee a stable … Continue reading

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Help stop Exelon from Taking over Washington

In one of our partner cities, Washington, D.C; the Illinois based utility Exelon is trying to buy the regional utility, Pepco.  While we at CRE support business, and understand why Pepco and Exelon would want such a deal, the reality … Continue reading

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Ghana begins work on Africa’s largest solar power installation

Community Renewable Energy believes that renewables can transform the lives of millions of people. Power Africa has enabled six nations (Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania) to expand their infrastructure and invest in rural electrification. The latest news from Ghana…

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How did Sochi measure up?

The Sochi Olympics proved to be controversial, but they also showed that solar power integration is the new norm for high-profile events.

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Top 3 myths about solar power

MYTH #1: Solar power costs too much. FACT: Solar power frees up operating expenses for decades, and Community Renewable Energy utilizes powerful finance to minimize startup costs.

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Reactions to Obama’s climate change plan

Last week, we discussed President Obama’s recent speech on climate change. Today, we round up a collection of some of the most thought-provoking reactions to his plan.

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Celebrating solar power this Earth Day

This Earth Day provides the opportunity to join events around the country, celebrate the progress environmental advocates have made, and consider the challenges that face us. The Earth Day Network is emphasizing climate change this year and asking all of … Continue reading

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Small business backs renewable energy

This post was originally published in Developing Green Communites and  Praxia Partners’ blog. Small Business Majority released the results of an opinion poll last week that showed that small business owners are overwhelmingly in support of government investments in renewable … Continue reading

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