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California regulators approve mandate for solar panels on new houses

Published: 
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:04am

California regulators on Wednesday mandated that all newly built single family houses have solar panels, part of the state's aggressive push to combat climate change.

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Offshore wind farms are planned for California — but the Navy says no to large sections of the coast

Published: 
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:58am

Fans of renewable energy anticipate a bonanza blowing off the coast of California.

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California heads toward requiring solar panels on all new houses

Published: 
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 3:41pm

California is set to require solar panels on all newly built single-family houses, the first statewide mandate in the nation. That's expected to save buyers money in the long run, but will raise their upfront costs at a time many are already struggling to afford a mortgage.

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How Windmills as Wide as Jumbo Jets Are Making Clean Energy Mainstream

Published: 
Wed, 04/25/2018 - 4:14pm

At the northern end of Denmark’s Jutland peninsula, the wind blows so hard that rows of trees grow in one direction, like gnarled flags.

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The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India

Published: 
Mon, 03/19/2018 - 11:01pm

Weeds poke listlessly from the flat, rocky earth as the temperature climbs to the mid-90s. On a cloudless March afternoon, the blue horizon stretches out uninterrupted, as if even birds are too weary to fly.