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Solar Energy and Health Care In Global Perspective

Posted by Rachel Lederer on Dec 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Although health is among the most basic of human needs, access to reliable and safe health care is not distributed equally geographically, with displaced populations and many residing in rural areas especially lacking access. About one billion people globally rely on healthcare facilities that lack electricity. Solar energy has the power to change this and to facilitate the process of bringing quality healthcare to vulnerable populations everywhere.

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Topics: solar energy, Innovation, clean energy, health care, global

Sun Continues to Shine Upon CA Solar

Posted by Mary Jones on Mar 24, 2017 4:50:00 PM

California has long been the state for dreamers and doers. In recent history, it has also harnessed its ample sunlight to create the largest solar industry and most solar energy generation in the nation.

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Topics: Solar, American Solar, solar energy

Utility-scale Clean Energy -- A Threat to Distributed Generation?

Posted by Emma Marshall-Torres on Feb 14, 2017 4:28:57 PM

 Duke Energy, one of the nation’s largest electric power holding companies, recently acquired a solar portfolio from SunPower Corp. The purchase includes the 15 megawatt (MW) Wildwood Solar II array, and the 20 MW Rio Bravo I and 20 MW Rio Bravo II systems, all located in Kern County, California.




The three acquisitions neighbor two pre-existing Duke Energy solar sites, and bring the total of the company’s solar holdings to 181 MW in California alone, and 2,900 MW overall solar capacity within its 52,000 MW portfolio.

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Topics: American Solar, solar energy, Coal

Bill Gates, Clean Energy, and our Future

Posted by Nathaniel Raymond - CEO on Dec 13, 2016 6:39:45 AM


Bill Gates is one of many who see clean energy solutions as a pathway to the longevity of both the human race, and our planet. A solution set that can both spur economic growth and environmental preservation.

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Topics: CleanTech, bec, Bill Gates, solar energy, breakthrough energy, bev

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