Renewable Energy Cities

100% Renewable Energy Commitment by City A SHOUT OUT to five cities that have achieved their 100% Renewable Energy Use Goal: Aspen, CO Burlington, VT Grensburg, KS Rock Port, MO Kodiak Island, AK 69 more U.S. Cities have adopted 100% renewable energy goals, with timeline goals ranging from 2020 to 2040. Fayetteville, AR Berkeley, CA…
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Solarponics Named Top Solar Contractor for 7th Year.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/24/2017 Solarponics Recognized for Providing Jobs and Clean Energy in California The Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors List includes Atascadero-based solar firm, Solarponics, which employs 47 local professionals. ATASCADERO, CA—Solar power is a booming business worldwide, but local solar contractor Solarponics is among the companies recently named to an annual and well-recognized…
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Watts Up with Solar Powered Boats

Check out these four super-cool solar-powered boats. Since most recreational boating is done when the weather is nice, solar power is particularly well adapted to the task. The Constance Shuttle: The Constance solar shuttle is 100% solar powered, and operates on lake Constance, near the border between Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It carries up to 60 passengers at speeds of 15…
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Cities at the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution

Environment Colorado released a new report: “Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution”, a first-of-its kind comparison of the growth of solar in major American cities. Rounding out the top 10 are: #10: Denver #9: San Francisco #8: New York #7: Indianapolis #6: San Antonio #5: Honolulu #4: San Jose #3: Phoenix…
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8 Reasons To Reconsider Home Solar

8 REASONS TO RECONSIDER HOME SOLAR. 1. Rebates: There is still currently a 30% federal tax rebate. Rebates will gradually drop beginning in 2020. 2. Control: Utility companies do not like giving up control of power generation and profits. States are enacting more regulation that is anti-solar. Utilities are adjusting rate schedules to penalize solar users. Those…
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