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

Published: 
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.

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Will a trade fight with Asia sabotage the U.S. solar industry? That may be up to Trump

Published: 
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 5:10pm

President Trump’s most useful ally in his push to restore the dominance of coal, oil and gas in America could ultimately turn out to be a pair of bankrupt solar firms seeking help from the federal government getting back on their feet.

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A trade flap is roiling the solar industry — and Trump may have the final word

Published: 
Tue, 07/04/2017 (All day)

A battle is coming to a head that may have major implications for the solar energy industry.

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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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Solar Power’s Promise Infuses a New Film

Published: 
Fri, 04/08/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya set out to show that climate change isn’t all gloom and doom. The result, Catching the Sun, ably makes that case but may still leave you inspired and infuriated in equal parts.