Solar Energy News {Weekly Round-Up}

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Now, some other solar stories from around, including this video which was written about in story #2:

  1. Hawaii Goes Big in Solar With SolarCity, SET, More
  2. The Astounding Potential of a Solar Energy Tipping Point (Video)
  3. A Solar Re-Skin at FedEx Field
  4. Stat of the Week: 0.02 Percent
  5. Worldwide energy sharing may be closer than once thought
  6. Federal government to refine solar energy development zones
  7. Interior Department moves toward a smart solar energy program
  8. Solar Lighting Boosts Safe Childbirth (Video) — video below as well
  9. Solar panel rebate program may relaunch in L.A.
  10. Can Coal Mines Become Solar Farms?
  11. Japan’s Softbank to build experimental solar plant this year
  12. Solar Success Story: Real Savings are Here Now

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