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A Solar Innovation Could Turn Rooftops Into Moneymakers

Published: 
Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)

There are certain things you’d expect to hinder solar panels’ ability to generate electricity, such as cloudy days. But for serial technology entrepreneur Bill Gross, wind is the main adversary.

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L.A. councilman to propose measure to slash greenhouse gas emissions

Published: 
Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:46pm
Category: 
Energy

A Los Angeles city councilman wants the city to set a new "life and death" goal for slashing greenhouse gas emissions, warning of dire consequences if government and business leaders drag their feet.

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Buying Into Solar Power, No Roof Access Needed

Published: 
Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:07am
Category: 
Energy

Like many consumers, David Polstein had already done much to reduce energy use in his large Victorian home in Newton, Mass. 

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Amid Pipeline and Climate Debate, Energy-Efficiency Bill Is Derailed

Published: 
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 7:53am
Category: 
Energy

A bipartisan bill to encourage energy efficiency in buildings died in the Senate on Monday, derailed by the contentious debate over the Keystone XL pipeline and President Obama’s plans to issue new climate change regulations.

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From Putin, a Blessing in Disguise

Published: 
Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:55am
Category: 
Energy

There are a lot of people who seem intent on restarting the Cold War — in both Moscow and Washington. I am not one of them. But if we’re going to have a new Cold War, then I have one condition: I want a new moonshot.