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Baltimore, Low Income Communities, At Heart Of New Obama Administration Solar Initiative

From Medicare audits to riots in the wake of Freddy Gray’s untimely death at the hands of local police, Baltimore has made headlines this year on several occasions.  Today, however, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Bla...
by Politic365 Staff
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Sierra Club Diversifying Green Movement with First Black Board Chair

Stereotypically, when people think of the Green Movement, they think of tree hugging hippies wearing Birkenstocks while they cruise down the street in a Tesla or Toyata Prius.  But as demographics shift and communities of colo...
by Kristal High
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Solar Engineering Jobs in the U.S. On The Rise

By: Monica Gomez The solar industry is growing rapidly in the United States, thanks in large part to the U.S. Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative. Began in 2011, the SunShot Initiative set out to reposition the United Stat...
by Guest Contributor
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21st Century Jobs Have Clean Energy Future

President Obama recently announced a new effort by the Department of Energy to increase the solar workforce by 2020. Previously, the Administration had a goal of training 50,000 new workers.  That figure was revised upward, ho...
by Kristal High
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SunEdison and the SunEdison Foundation push for diversity in solar workforce

The solar technology industry has a diversity problem. The Solar Foundation’s 2013 National Solar Jobs Census revealed that 19 percent of all solar workers are women, nearly 16 percent are Latino, 7 percent are Asian/Paci...
by Adriana Maestas
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#AABEPolicySummit Seeks to Increase Black Participation Energy Sector

Thirty-seven years ago, the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) was created to make sure that people of color were positioned to make meaningful inputs on a variety of energy policy issues, like the development of e...
by Kristal High
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Duke Energy Spearheading Solar Expansion in North, South Carolina

The Southeast is rapidly becoming a hot bed for solar expansion, and Duke Energy is leading the charge.  The company already owns or purchases 600 MW of solar capacity in North Carolina, and today announced that it is seeking ...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Net Metering Raises Inequity Concerns Amid Solar Transition

Many Americans like to say that “if you work hard, you’ll get ahead,” but fewer and fewer of us actually think so.  A recent poll found that only 42 percent of our fellow Americans agree with that statement, down from 53...
by Guest Contributor
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