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Oberstar Finally Passes Solar Panel Bill

Thirty years ago, Rep Jim Oberstar testified in favor of his legislation to install solar panels at federal buildings.


Solar in a Box Featured in 2007 Idea Houses

Ready Solar announces the selection of its Solar in a Box solar energy system, featuring Sunpower solar panels, for powering two of Sunset Magazine's 2007 Idea Houses.


Students Developing Cities Powered by Alternative Energy Sources

As Fort Wayne officials plan for the future of the city, 29 Indiana teams of seventh and eighth grade students plan their OWN cities of the future in preparation for the Indiana Regional Future City Competition.


Tesco USA Looks to the Sun to Power New Distribution Center

Tesco, the fourth-largest retail chain in the world, today announced it is installing a $13 million solar roof on its five-building, 820,400-square-foot distribution center under construction in Riverside.


Premier Power Helps KB Home Build Solar Community in California

Last year, California established itself as the nation's major player in the renewable energy market, enacting the largest solar policy ever in the United States.


Green Building Is Not As Complicated As You Think

Is it hard to build green? Is it a lot more expensive? Do I have to live in a straw-bale cottage or some other strange building to say I'm a green home owner? No, no, and most decidedly no, according to the National Association of Home Builders.


USGBC Chicago Chapter Offsets Emissions with Carbonfund.org

The US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Chicago Chapter is made up of members whose cutting edge work is making the Chicago region more sustainable.


North Adelaide to host Australia's First "Solar City"

I am pleased to announce today that north Adelaide will host Australia's first 'Solar City' - helping to pave the way to a new energy future for all Australians.



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