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Oregon Finds Switching From Coal to Renewable Energy Is a Bargain

Published: 
Tue, 08/16/2016 (All day)

Oregon may have a reputation for rainy weather, but the outlook for the renewable energy there is definitely sunny.

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An Old Source of Renewable Energy Gets a New Look

Published: 
Thu, 08/04/2016 (All day)

Shiny solar panels and towering wind turbines grab headlines, but the United States’ original source of renewable energy, hydropower, could make a comeback, according to a new report.

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Only Renewable Energy Revolution Can Reverse Runaway Climate Change

Published: 
Tue, 03/22/2016 (All day)

The recent United Nations Climate Summit’s (COP21) stated intention to keep planetary warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius was giddy-making news. While we are not out of the woods yet, there just might be a way.

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California's first offshore wind farm proposed near Hearst Castle

Published: 
Tue, 11/10/2015 (All day)

This sleepy coastal town of 10,000 people along California's Central Coast is known for its fishing fleet, nearby Hearst Castle and Morro Rock, a craggy 581-foot-tall monolith that dominates the views to the ocean.

But a few years from now, Morro Bay may be known for something else: a huge offshore wind farm.

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State solar users would lose savings if proposal is OKd; SolarCity describes 'catastrophic' future

Published: 
Tue, 09/29/2015 (All day)

Tired of growing electricity bills, Miguel Espinoza decided to turn to the sun, rather than the grid, for power.

The Inglewood resident signed in March with solar leasing giant SolarCity to fix his electric bills at $130 a month — down from the $250 to $300 he had been paying.