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  • Don’t trust this Texas billionaire

    T. Boone Pickens is now boosting alternative energy, but Ray Ring trusts him about as far as he could throw a modern-day wind turbine.

  • Forget idealism

    With the demand for renewable energy growing and the costs falling, solar and wind power have moved out of the realm of idealism into that of the marketplace

  • Is basic solar technology the key to an energy revolution?

    Is basic solar technology the key to an energy revolution?

    Plain old photovoltaic panels and innovations in energy storage and distributed generation could remake our electricity system.

  • Solar companies roll the dice

    Two new companies have proposed building the largest solar power plant in the world near Deming, N.M.

  • Solar flip-flops and fish stories

    BLM flip-flops on solar and expedites oil and gas; Western Governors’ Association talks about energy; more fossil fuel risks; good (and bad) salmon news.

  • The little island that could

    The little island that could

    The small Danish island of Samso runs entirely on renewable energy. The West could do the same.

  • We need a renewables roadmap

    We need a renewables roadmap

    President Obama's economic plans need to include a truly audacious vision for renewable energy.

  • When the Joneses go solar

    As solar power becomes more popular, planners wrestle with builders over aesthetics

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