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We Care Solar Suitcase®

Portable Solar Project to Benefit Kenya

Students’ Education in Solar and Community Students at 19 Northern and Central California high schools will have an opportunity to participate in a Solar Suitcase project. This humanitarian project will bring the benefit of solar power to the lives of Kenyan mothers, children and health care workers. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will be […]

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How Solar Energy Works

How Solar Energy Works — Abundant Power

Learn how solar energy works to really appreciate the opportunities we have with this free resource. Ideal Energy Source Solar power checks all of the boxes when it comes to what people want from an energy source: clean energy alternative to fossil fuels creates no waste, emissions or sound does not pollute the air or […]

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Shining Cities 2016

Local Policies Expand Solar Power

Solar Super Stars A Solar Reviews article, “15 Cities Achieve Solar Start Status,” reports that the Environment America Research & Policy Center has released a list of “Solar Super Star” cities. In its report, “Shining Cities 2016,” Environment America identified cities that have more than 50 watts of solar power installed per person. This report is the latest […]

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solar tax credits

30% Solar Tax Credit Extended by Congress

Tense Moments for the Solar Industry As the 2015 Congressional session neared its end in 2015, energy advocates were nervously awaiting action necessary to extend the 30 percent Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar installation projects. On their last day of work before a holiday break, lawmakers in the House and Senate finally passed an omnibus spending […]

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climate change

Open Letter to Barack Obama About Global Warming

October 25, 2015 President Barack Obama, First, let me thank you for being our president. A difficult task challenged by todays’ perpetual obstructionism. Some say there’s not a nickel’s difference between parties, yet it’s the Roberts court that has redefined bribery as free speech at a time when unbridled inherited wealth is buying our government […]

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