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Congressman Caveman: Solar Panel Smackdown!

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Solar Plant in Colorado Will Generate New Jobs

A┬ánew solar plant in Colorado is generating power and 200 new jobs. Amy Lou Jenkins at reports: “Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar visted the High-Tech Solar Panel Plant in …

California Start-up eSolar Switches on Solar Thermal Plant: Powers 4,000 Homes

A new solar plant in California uses algorithms to power 4,000 homes. Rick Merritt at reports: “The 5 MW Sierra SunTower solar power plant in Lancaster, California, will produce …

Laid-off Auto Workers Re-train for Green Jobs

America’s community colleges are moving toward re-training America’s workforce. One school in Dearborn, Michigan is an example. The Straits Times reports: “In a crowded classroom at Henry Ford Community College, …

The Green Roadway Project: U.S. Highways As Alternative Energy Corridors

One way to create wind, solar and other alternative energy facilities with less impact on the environment could be to place them along highways, The Green Roadway Project is examining …

Green Energy Job Creation: Return On Investment Facts

In a detailed assessment of how many actual jobs are created for every $1 million invested in the energy sector Alt Energy Stocks has reviewed the data. Bottom line–green energy …

Roofs That Make Electric Power

  |   July 9, 2009

Roof tops are a huge potential source of power and using solar roof “shingles” show great promise. The Energy Harvesting Journal Reports: A transparent thin film barrier used to protect …

U.S. Government Maps Best Solar Regions

  |   July 7, 2009

The need for alternative energy could redefine the American landscape including how it is mapped and ultimately managed. CNet News: GreenTech reports: “The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction …

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