2017 Solar Spring Break Gives Student Hands-On Training While Installing In Low-Income Communities

Published on March 6th, 2017 | by

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Spring break is coming! Spring break is coming! But instead of going to the beach, or the mountains, or wherever it is college students go these days to let off steam during spring break, about 200 of them are going to get some hands-on solar training while helping to install solar projects in low-income and under-served communities. read more

Solar Jobs Are Increasing While Jobs In Coal Mining Continue To Fall In Appalachia

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Solar jobs could help some of the people most affected by the current economy — coal miners. They have been seeing jobs in the mines declining for decades. They voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump because he promised to re-open the mines and put the coal miners back to work and they believed him. It’s not […] read more

Solar Power Now Least Expensive Source Of Electricity In 58 Emerging Economies

Published on March 5th, 2017 | by

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Wanting to save the world is a laudable goal, but economics is where the case for solar power and other renewable energy is being won. BNEF says solar now cost less than any other source of electricity in 60 countries around the world. read more

Amazon Turns To Rooftop Solar To Boost Its Environmental Profile

Published on March 3rd, 2017 | by

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Spurred by a negative rating from Greenpeace compared to other tech companies, Amazon has begun a campaign to add rooftop solar to all 50 of its worldwide sorting, shipping and data centers by 2020. read more