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Obama Gives Solar Option to Impoverished

For the families in federally subsidized housing, electricity bills mean quite a bit of extra and unnecessary burden that they would much prefer not to bear. 65 more words

Earth Happenings

Green Consumerism Taking Root in Guangdong

China raised new climate change goals a month ago, promising to cut its emissions of carbon dioxide per unit of gross domestic product by 60 to 65 percent by 2030 from 2015 levels and achieve a peak in emissions about the same time. 168 more words

CHINA

One university’s attempt to reduce energy waste at work

If you work outside your home, chances are you don’t pay (directly) for the energy you use at work. At my place of work, the UC Berkeley campus, most employees never see – let alone pay – their energy bills. 803 more words

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A look at how commercial and institutional building energy use can be reduced by providing price signals.

We've got the power

You may remember my solar ambitions a couple of months back. We decided to go for it and try to have the panels installed before 31st December, when the government’s feed-in tariff* got slightly less generous.  818 more words

Environment

Topaz Solar Plant - San Luis Obispo County

The Topaz Solar Plant, now the world’s largest solar farm, became fully operational in late October with the completion of its final phase. Located in the Carrisa Plains of… 265 more words

California Solar

Reexamining growth and risk sharing for utilities

Severin Borenstein at the Energy Institute at Haas blogged about the debate over moving to residential fixed charges, and it has started a lively discussion. 526 more words

Energy Innovation