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Solarize with Faith Program is Energizing Connecticut
Originally published on EdenKeeper.org A community outreach program in Connecticut called Solarize with Faith is helping faith group members display their creation care by putting solar on their roofs. Their … [Read full article]
Aruba Promises 100% Clean Electricity By 2020
Many countries have made initial plans to transition to renewable energy resources. Aruba has set specific goals to make those plans a reality.
Hogwarts School (aka Gloucester Cathedral in UK) Goes Solar
Originally published on EdenKeeper.org Formally blessed and sanctified, 150 solar panels forming a 38 kW array have been pressed into religious service at the iconic Gloucester Cathedral in Gloucestershire, England. … [Read full article]
Obama Administration Finalizes Renewable Energy Rules On Public Lands
The Bureau of Land Management has finalized new rules for siting renewable power projects on public land. Surprisingly, the rules enjoy bipartisan support.
Hawai’i has long, sunny days and the capability to produce lots of solar energy. Why, then, is solar production so contentious in Hawai’i?
A Solar-Plus-Storage Startup Focuses on Optimizing the Battery
Swell Energy’s EnergyShield combines rooftop solar and lithium-ion batteries from its partners, plus an energy management system.
Smart Home of the Future Taking Shape Today
Smart homes and buildings are soon to be the norm, but many people don’t see the value in them. It will take education for smart home technologies to become commonplace.
Grid Alternatives Supports Low-Income Access To Solar Energy
In a press announcement, GRID Alternatives Colorado, an affiliate of the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer, today announced its support for a comprehensive utility settlement being considered by the Colorado Public … [Read full article]
Greening the Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca
Originally published on EdenKeeper.org The Hajj season of 2016 is underway in Saudi Arabia and the world’s attention is finely tuned to the environmental impacts of four million pilgrims converging … [Read full article]
GRID Alternatives Gives Women Free Solar Training
The face of the solar workforce is really starting to glow. As of 2015, women are now representing 24 percent of workers in the solar industry, up two percent from … [Read full article]
Going Solar Together at a Temple, Mosque & Church
Originally published on EdenKeeper.org Interfaith solidarity in Malaysia’s culture is so strong it extends to providing free solar power, “regardless of creed or race.” A recent donation sees a Chinese … [Read full article]
Navy Adds New DC Solar Facility in Virginia Beach
Entering into a 37-year agreement with Dominion Virginia Power, the Department of the Navy (DoN) recently announced plans for a 21 MW direct current, or DC solar facility in Virginia … [Read full article]