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The chart above is the same solar incentive report card we produced in part 4 of our 2010 report, albeit with one difference: blue and red states. My main impulse was not to rustle a regional divide between people in ourcountry, yet instead to highlight differences in legislative policy andpriorities. I was curious to understand [...]
REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century) has released its annual global report card on renewableenergy, covering highlights and facts for 2009 and a cumulativeoverview. The report comments that renewables are making headway intoglobal energy use, cutting into some fossil fuel use, as illustrated bythe graphic to the right. The big theme of [...]
While the above image may bring about memories of flash dance or some other 70s chic genre image I had no part of, those are actually gradesfor each of our 50 states across roughly 20 data points for residentialsolar energy. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been wrangling and wrestling with facts and figures, checking [...]
Boston is one of 25 cities around the country designated as a Solar AmericaCity. Solar Boston, under Mayor Thomas Menino’s management, was a$550,000 initiative to increase the amount of solar energy in the cityfrom 1/2 megawatt to 25 megawatts by 2015. The goal of the program isto take a broad, city-wide approach laying the foundation [...]
Mobilephones were a revolutionary breakthrough of the 20th century, whichconnected people all over the world with a common medium. Carrying thetechnology into the 21st century, communication company Safaricom introduced an innovated M-PESA system which helped people transfer money using their cellphones. The same system will now be used to distribute clean water in Kenya. Safaricom [...]
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