Tag: solar energy

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The New Plan to Save Civilization? Yup, it’s solar power

When the first edition of Plan B: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble came out in 2003, author Lester Brown was cautiously optimistic about the potential for solar energy to help stabilize the climate.  But in...

/ April 7, 2010

California doubles net metering program

At last, what every wannabe solar homeowner in California has been waiting for…on Feburary 26, the humble net metering cap was raised from 2.5% to 5%.  Net metering allows solar power generators to get some financial benefit when they generate...

/ March 8, 2010

Got kids? Get a solar school!

With public school budgets being cut to the bone, this may seem like an unlikely time for school districts to start installing solar PV systems.  But a number of new incentives make this the ideal time for schools to solarize....

/ March 3, 2010
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Bill Gates’ One Wish for Humanity

At this year’s TED conference, Bill Gates issued a clarion call for “energy miracles” that will bring global carbon emissions down to zero.  Gates’ philanthropic focus has been on education, vaccines and malaria but, in his 2010 TED speech, he...

/ March 1, 2010

Sungevity wins a Green Business Award from SF Biz Times!

Yesterday, Sungevity was presented a Green Business Award by the San Francisco Business Times for its leadership in solar installation! Pretty exciting, no? We are very honored to receive this award—and ecstatic that our unique online platform is catching on!...

/ June 15, 2009
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The Dream Reborn Redux

Danny shares his dream of solar energy while commemorating Dr. Martin Luther Kings Dream at the Oakland Museum of California "reporting back on the Dream Reborn Conference" in Memphis, TN on April 4th; the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin...

/ June 5, 2008