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DoE offers billions in loan guarantees - Friday, September 30, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy has proven largely unfazed by the recent scandal surrounding the collapse of solar power system manufacturer Solyndra.

The Illinois Solar Energy Association hopes to dispel some of the concerns about solar electricity with its Fifth Annual Illinois Solar Tour on Saturday, October 1.

Maryland adds major new solar installation - Friday, September 30, 2011

Maryland utility company Constellation Energy announced on Thursday, September 29 that it has begun construction on the largest solar power system in the state.

A growing number of states around the country are adopting renewable electricity sources as a primary part of their energy strategy.

Solar a growing option in Indiana - Thursday, September 29, 2011

A growing number of Indiana residents are seeing solar power and other sources of renewable electricity as a viable approach to lower electric bills.

Ohio turning to renewable electricity - Thursday, September 29, 2011

With electricity rates high, Ohio seems to be trending strongly toward newer renewable forms of energy

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center announced on Tuesday, September 27, that it has initiated a fourth round of applications for the organization’s clean energy start-up grants.

Google invests in innovative solar financing - Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Google announced on Tuesday, September 27, that it plans to make more than $75 million available to finance residential and commercial solar installations.

The U.S. Army has always been known for ground-breaking technological advancements when it comes to warfare and intelligence, but this sect of the military is now getting heavily involved in the renewable energy game.

For home builders working with Habitat for Humanity, the goal is to provide safe shelter for families in need. But some sects of the organization are taking this good deed one step further by minimizing a project’s impact on the environment.