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[VIDEO] Not the sunshine state: why is Florida so far behind with solar energy?
<h5>Despite its Sunshine State moniker, Florida is barely harnessing its bountiful rays for energy, with the number of households getting solar panels not projected to squeak past 100 a year until 2021. Meanwhile, there’s a solar boom occurring in north-east states such as New York and out west in California<br/></h5>
Mar 29, 2017
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U.S. solar produced $154 billion in economic activity for 2016
<h5>A new interactive map from The Solar Foundation allows visitors to see the impact of the solar industry at state, metropolitan area, county, and congressional district level for the United States in 2016.<br/></h5>
Mar 29, 2017
706 Views
Solar Will Dominate Globally. Let’s Make Sure the U.S. Industry Profits From It
<h5>&#65279;When I moved to California to co-found Sunrun after fighting in Afghanistan, the solar industry was a small band of true believers -- no more than 5,000 strong.<br/></h5>
Mar 28, 2017
532 Views
Making Solar Big Enough to Matter
<h5>Solar energy has become big business. Over the past decade it has plummeted in cost, surged in volume, and, as booming industries do, benefited some investors and burned others.<br/></h5>
Mar 28, 2017
1463 Views
There’s Vast Untapped Potential for Solar Rooftops in the US, Says Google
<h5>When Google first launched a website two years ago that collects data on solar rooftops, called Project Sunroof, it only covered a few cities. But this week, the search engine giant announced the solar site is now crunching data for every single U.S. state, including 60 million rooftops across the country.<br/></h5>
Mar 25, 2017
1036 Views
Madison, Wisconsin Becomes 25th U.S. City to Commit to 100% Renewable Energy
<h5>Madison just became the first city in Wisconsin and the largest city in the midwest to commit to 100 percent clean energy.<br/></h5>
Mar 25, 2017
1171 Views
Clean Energy Can Bring $10 Trillion Annual Benefits By 2050
<h5>&#65279;A dramatically increased share of renewables and higher energy efficiency have the potential to create benefits of up to $10 trillion annually by 2050, compared to estimated incremental system costs of decarbonization of $1.8 trillion annually, according to a new <a href="https://www.energiewende2017.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Perspectives-for-the-Energy-Transition_WEB.pdf" rel="nofollow" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);text-align: left;">report</a> by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Energy Agency (IEA).<br/></h5>
Mar 24, 2017
1793 Views
Record-breaking solar panel converts more than a quarter of sunlight into electricity
<h5><span style="float: none;">Leaves can convert as little as three per cent of sunlight into energy</span><br/></h5>
Mar 23, 2017
4313 Views
Google names Houston top U.S. city for rooftop solar potential
<h5>Houston may be the oil and gas capital of the world, but solar energy may be a better fit, according to a new report.<br/></h5>
Mar 23, 2017
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By 2030, half the world’s oceans could be reeling from climate change, scientists say
<h5>More than half the world’s oceans could suffer multiple symptoms of climate change over the next 15 years, including rising temperatures, acidification, lower oxygen levels and decreasing food supplies, new research suggests.<br/></h5>
Mar 21, 2017
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