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Kate Sheppard

Utility Group Tries To Rally Black Caucus Against Solar Incentives

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Representatives of an industry group representing electric companies met with staffers for members of the Congressional Black Caucus o...

Emissions Without Borders: The Problem With Greenhouse Gas

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

We can fence national boundaries with concrete and barbed wire, but unseen CO2 emissions are released into a border-less atmosphere. Right now, we are on track to triple these emissions by century's end.

Kate Sheppard

Utility Paid Koch-Backed Nonprofit To Run Ads Against Solar Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona's largest utility admitted this week that it had paid a national conservative group to run anti-solar ads, after denying earlier...

Solar Panels Empower Low-Income Latino Communities: The Utilities Try to Spoil the Fiesta

Javier Sierra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Javier Sierra

When it comes to the sun, for Rosa Mayorga and her family, everything that glitters is indeed gold.

Kate Sheppard

Progressive Groups Double Down On Ads Mocking Power Company After Lawyer Letter

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Progressive groups this week expanded an advertising campaign mocking Southern California Edison's position on rooftop solar power after the utility f...

MLPs and REITs Back in the Spotlight: Will Washington Finally Level the Playing Field?

Ron Pernick | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Ron Pernick

With hundreds of billions invested in conventional REITs and MLPs offering competitive returns, Washington should work in a bipartisan fashion to open up these investment structures as soon as possible.

Has Your Neighborhood Caught The Solar Power Bug?

Posted 10.26.2012 | Green

From Earth Techling's Pete Danko: Here’s a thought for solar marketers: If you’ve done a few rooftop projects in a neighborhood, don’t be so ...

Will California Become 'The Saudi Arabia Of The Sun'?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.09.2012 | San Francisco

According to a new report, California's solar industry is absolutely booming. The Los Angeles-based non-profit Environment California claims that ...

Five Reasons Why Every Rooftop Matters

Michael Brune | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Every kilowatt hour of solar you generate either replaces electricity that might otherwise come from burning coal. No one ever had an asthma attack because of a solar panel.