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Is the only way to deal with climate change here in the U.S. through the U.S. congress? The answer to that is ofcourse not, but it certainly would be helpful in sending a strong signal and message to the rest of the world that the U.S. is truly seriousabout dealing with the issue and has [...]
Americans love solar energy and 92 percent of them are demanding greater access to it. It’s hard to get that many Americans to agree on anything – let alone something as politically charged as energy. And yet, solar energygenerates that kind of support. Americans understand that solar is a solution to many of the problems [...]
350.org is organizing a Global Work Party across the world on Sunday 10/10/10 to celebrate climate solutions and send our politicians a clear message: "We’re getting to work—what about you?" So far, there are 5127 events planned in 174 countries. HelioPower will be supporting our clients, Barbara and Steve inMalibu, to host a solar electric [...]
Berkeley has a long history of green innovation including curbsiderecycling, greener vehicle fleets, and a polystyrene foam ban twodecades ago. In July, Berkeley was been named a 2010 Smarter City for Energy. Berkeley documented a measurable decline in greenhouse gas (GHG)emissions since 2002. The city had a 14 percent decrease in itsemissions in 2005 from [...]
The Silicon ValleyLeadership Group and Stanford’s Precourt Energy Efficiency Center heldtheir annual Energy Summit this past Friday. If I had to characterizethe overall sentiment of the Summit, I would say the themes that emerged were: clean energy investment and action are urgently needed; political gridlock is an impediment; and Silicon Valley runs the risk of [...]
When the stock market was decliningthrough mid and late 2008 and early 2009, great buying opportunitieswere everywhere. But who knew the bottom would be the first week ofMarch 2009. If you dallied a week, you missed 10% of the recovery. So nearlyeverybody missed the bottom. During the recession, solar stocks were among the hardest hit [...]
The U.S. Climate Action Report is one of the most significantdocuments on U.S. policy initiatives and actions to address climatechange. It also provides a review of federal efforts “…to increasescientific understanding of climate change, and provide foreignassistance to help other nations mitigate and adapt to the effects ofclimate change.” This is the fifth climate action [...]
Thanks to the stimulus package, U.S. geothermal and solarindustries achieved record growth in 2009, however both industries saylong-term growth relies on more clean energy public policy being passed. Money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will continueto flow into alternative energy sectors in 2010; so, this year isexpected to be another growth year for [...]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy announced the launch of the State Energy Efficiency Action Network last week, which aims to accelerate deployment of energy efficiency policies and programs at the state level. The goal of SEE Action is to assistenergy policymakers, utility regulators, energy efficiency programadministrators, and other market [...]
Every week seems to bring a new development thatunderscores the incoherence of the environmental movement, whichbelieves global warming is the world’s most pressing problem yet isoften the biggest roadblock to efforts to address the problem bydeveloping cleaner sources of energy. The latest example: Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s push to protect 1million acres of the Mojave Desert, [...]
Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP announced that a classaction has been commenced in the United States District Court for theNorthern District of California on behalf of purchasers of SunPowerCorp. publicly traded securities during the period between April 17,2008 and November 16, 2009, inclusive (the “Class Period”). Ifyou wish to serve as lead plaintiff, [...]
On the August 27th earnings call, ECD’s CEO devoted a presentation slide to ECD’s latest JV in China, explaining: "Thisslide shows our facility in Tianjin, the third largest city in China.As a reminder, our partner is the city’s principal electrical utilityand the joint venture will be manufacturing our laminates for sale intothe Chinese domestic market. [...]
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