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How Can Utility Companies Help?

A recent article by Greentech Media dives into the possible ways that utility companies can improve the results of their renewable energy initiatives. The success of renewable energy is inherently dependent upon the active engagement of these utility companies, companies that … Continue reading

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What is the Levelized Cost of Solar Energy?

The financial advisory and asset management firm, Lazard, recently released a comprehensive report on the levelized costs of various energy sources. Here are some of the key takeaways, which may surprise you: Without subsidies, wind and solar are cheaper than coal, … Continue reading

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Kentucky Coal looks to Solar for Jobs

You read that right. Solar is the job creator that can help the coal industry pivot – and we are THRILLED about this idea. Bringing jobs to rural America through renewable energy technology? Everybody wins. And that’s the kind of solution we … Continue reading

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Solar in Schools

Midwest Energy News published an article describing the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation’s effort to integrate renewable energy into classroom curriculum. They are currently providing curriculum, systems and training for 400 classrooms throughout Illinois to encourage the We love this concept, … 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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Solidarity Sing

After the Women’s March in January, our friends at All Souls Unitarian Church hosted a solidarity sing. From serving as a sanctuary space since November to sponsoring affordable housing in the rapidly gentrifying Columbia Heights neighborhood,  All Souls is always a progressive, active, and conscientious … Continue reading

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Women’s March 2017

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Climate Change in Pictures

National Geographic asked a global community of photographers to share their stories about climate change. Photos were submitted through Your Shot, National Geographic’s online photo community, and then editors’ selections were chosen to be in an exhibit at the Conference … Continue reading

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2016 Solar Trends

10 Top Solar Trends of 2016 according to Greentech Media Utilities are losing on demand charges and fied charges when advocates fight back Nevada comes back from the ashes Storage is the new solar Rural co-ops come into the fold … Continue reading

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Allies in Solar: SOPEC

There are folks all over the United States that are pondering the same question: When fossil fuel energy is so heavily subsidized, how can we provide renewable energy today at the same cost as carbon based power with little to … Continue reading

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