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Businesses in California Open and Expand At Much Higher Pace Than Close

The talking heads and some political candidates are blathering about the poor business climate in California but the numbers paint a different picture. The facts are California is substantially gaining more businesses every year than are closing or leaving. Opportunities for growing our economy exist all across the green value chain with solar systems, wind […] Read more

Clean Energy Laws Keep California’s Green Economy Growing

California Clean Energy AB 32 is California’s landmark law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and move us away from dirty fossil fuels toward a clean energy future. According to a new study by the Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment at the University of California Berkley Law school, passing Prop. 23, and thus halting […] Read more

Energy Upgrade California, Exciting Solar Home Financing Breakthrough

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) was a key breakthrough benefit for homeowners to easily install solar. Fanny Mae and Freddie Mac put the kibosh on the program because they said it was to risky. (PACE was risky but subprime loans were OK? See cartoon at bottom of post to explain why.) Anyhoo, since then, PACE, […] Read more

High School Student Science Project = Solar School, Put Solar on the Roof of Every School

Of all the places to put solar panels there few are better than the roof of a school. Recently a high school senior selected solar energy as his study exersise and through his own research and iniative, was able to install solar on the roof of his Detroit school. Solar and renewable energy study interest […] Read more

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