In Midst Of Oil Spill, Vancouver To Go To 100% Renewables

Popular Resistance | April 12, 2015 | Column by Natasha Geiling

While Vancouver is currently dealing with a fuel spill in the waters of the English Bay, the city announced its commitment to using 100 percent renewable energy.

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U.S. Power Sector In 2015: More Renewable Energy, Less Carbon Emissions

Think Progress | April 9, 2015 | Post by Natasha Geiling

new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has some good news for anyone who supports a greener American energy sector: 2015 will be a “transformative year” for U.S. power, as more natural gas and renewable energy will combine with fewer coal plants to create a 20-year low in U.S. power sector emissions.

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From casino-hopeful to solar farm in Montgomery County

The Daily Gazette | April 9, 2015 | Column by Matthew McKibben

 — After a meeting with the town of Florida Planning Board earlier this week, a California solar company is looking to move forward with plans to install massive solar panels on a portion of a parcel casino developers had interest in last year.

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Sticker Shock: An Electric Car Could Soon Be as Cheap as Your Gas Guzzler

TakePart | April 9, 2015 | Column by Jessica Dollin

The future of EVs is bright thanks to the declining cost of batteries.

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Why 2015 could be a record year for the greening of U.S. energy

The Washington Post | April 9, 2015 | Column by Chris Mooney

In general, changes to our energy system come slowly. It’s a marathon, not a sprint.

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New Solar Panel Design Could Radically Improve Solar Energy Output

True Activist | April 8, 2015 | Post by John Vibes

A new type of solar panel could totally change how people feel about renewable energy! The new High Concentration Photo Voltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system, developed by researchers at IBM, actually performs far better than the conventional solar panels on the market today. According to engineers, the new solar system can magnify the sun’s energy by 2000-5000 times.

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Report: The way we power our homes may be on the verge of a major change

The Washington Post | April 7, 2015 | Column by Chris Mooney

In recent years, the growth of the rooftop solar market has been astounding. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, the growth rate for at-home solar has been above 50 percent for three years running (2012, 2013, and 2014).

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Obama wants to train 75,000 new solar workers by 2020

The Washington Post | April 3, 2015 | Column by Juliet Eilperin

President Obama launched a new initiative to expand the nation’s solar industry workforce during a visit to Utah’s Hill Air Force Base on Friday, seeking to gain support for his economic agenda in a heavily-Republican state.

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This affordable housing complex has a solar farm on its roof

Grist | April 3, 2015 | Column by Sam Bliss

In a city dotted with cranes and shiny high-rise residences, it’s easy to miss the Holiday Apartments.

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SUNY Poly company Magnolia Solar awarded new patents

Times Union | April 3, 2015 | Post by Larry Rulison

Magnolia Solar, which does its research at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, was awarded three new patents recently.

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PAUSE is a grassroots group of individuals who have come together to promote safe, sustainable energy and fight for environmental justice. We engage the greater public to stop the fossil fuel industry’s assault on the people of Albany and our environment.