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China’s heralded 'solar highway' closed after thieves stole one of the panels

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Tue, 01/09/2018 (All day)

It was supposed to be China’s grand “photovoltaic highway” — a solar energy-collecting, 0.6-mile stretch of road that symbolized the country’s extraordinary clean energy ambitions.

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SANTA MONICA CALLS OUT STATE BOARD’S ‘STEALTH ATTEMPT’ TO DELAY RENEWABLE ENERGY CHOICES

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Wed, 01/03/2018 (All day)

Santa Monica has been building momentum on a plan to shift the city’s electricity use to renewable energy sources — an effort that picked up speed last month when City Council members voted to plug into Los Angeles County’s new, government-run alternative energy utility.

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A Philippines grandmother fought to get a toxic coal stockpile out of her neighborhood. Three bullets stopped her

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Thu, 12/28/2017 (All day)

Gloria Capitan couldn’t have imagined her fate. Her cause felt just, and her community was behind her. Besides, who would kill a 57-year-old grandmother?

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Why An Oil Company Plans To Build California's Biggest Solar Energy Project

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Mon, 12/04/2017 (All day)

The Belridge oil field in the San Joaquin Valley of California has produced about 1.7 billion barrels of heavy crude since its discovery in 1911. Thanks to advances in solar power, its next 500 million barrels will be a little bit greener.