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“Solar Smackdown” highlights variations in solar job creation and energy use

The Baltimore and DC-based Renewable Energy Corporation focuses on the Mid-AtlanticĀ region, so they produced a “Solar Smackdown” contrasting solar power use and job creation in Maryland and Virginia.

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Celebrating solar power this Earth Day

This Earth Day provides the opportunity to join events around the country, celebrate the progress environmental advocates have made, and consider the challenges that face us. The Earth Day Network is emphasizing climate change this year and asking all of … Continue reading

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Small business backs renewable energy

This post was originally published in Developing Green Communites andĀ  Praxia Partners’ blog. Small Business Majority released the results of an opinion poll last week that showed that small business owners are overwhelmingly in support of government investments in renewable … Continue reading

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DC: Capital of renewable power

Washington, D.C. can already be considered a national leader in sustainability. The city has tripled its use of renewable energy since 2004, and boasts the nation’s 2nd highest percentage of jobs in green goods and services. The attractive mass transit … Continue reading

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