Browsing the "solar energy" Tag

Despite Washington screw-ups, clean energy moves forward

October 5th, 2011 | by Heather Taylor-Miesle

Tea Party leaders like to paint clean energy and climate action as issues that matter only to elite Democrats living in coastal cities. This claim would come as a surprise to the 38,000 autoworkers building fuel efficient cars in Michigan, the 80 companies involved in the wind supply chain in Iowa, and the more than 100,000 Americans working in the solar industry across the nation

GOP’s Solyndra witch-hunt screws other solar programs

September 27th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

Why is the GOP trying to turn the bankruptcy of solar power company Solyndra into a big huge scandal? Sure, they want to embarrass the Obama administration, but more than that - it's actually having real-world consequences for other solar projects. The latest casualty: A project that would have installed solar roofs on military housing.

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