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Solar Power Good For All Duke Customers

As pastor of a predominantly African-American church in Greensboro, I, the Rev. Nelson Johnson, have been visited by three individuals selling a “solar power hurts the poor” message. The claim is…

Another Measure to Block Advance of NC Renewables Law Falls

RALEIGH — North Carolina electric companies must keep planning to generate more power through alternative sources and other measures after an effort to freeze those requirements failed to advance…

Coalition Pushing for CMS to Go Solar, Durham Writes Energy Resolution

The Repower our Schools Coalition is driving a truck with 20 attached solar panels to schools in Charlotte and Durham in an effort to educate students and push for a solar movement. Repower our…

Rio Tinto Stadium to Feature One of the Largest Solar Arrays in American Sports

The promised additions continue at Rio Tinto Stadium. Real Salt Lake has partnered with Auric Solar to install the state's largest privately-owned solar array at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy in an…

Mississippi Power announces plans for largest utility-scale solar projects in the state

April 23, 2014 Gulfport, Miss. – Mississippi Power is partnering with two solar businesses and the U.S. Navy to build utility-scale solar electric generating farms at two different locations in the…

Duke Energy's N.C. Solar Projects to Employ 900 Construction Workers

John Downey, Senior Staff Writer-Charlotte Business JournalDuke Energy Progress expects to have 900 workers on the job during peak construction this summer at three solar farms it is building in…

President Obama Announces ‘Solar Ready Vets’ Program

On April 3 at Hill Air Force Base in Utah, President Obama unveiled the Solar Ready Vets jobs program. In his announcement, President Obama said, “The solar industry is adding jobs 10 times faster…

San Francisco Introduces Free, Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle Charging

By Wayne Cunningham, April 17, 2015 12:51 PM PDT In a demonstration project, San Francisco unveiled three installations of an off-the-grid solar-powered charging station, allowing electric vehicle…

Advocates Push for Energy Freedom Act

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Supporters of a solar energy bill hope it could give more options to low income families facing tough decisions over high utility bills. The Energy Freedom Act in state lawmakers'…