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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools & Durham Public Schools Would Conserve Millions With Solar

Below are highlights from two new reports commissioned by the Repower Our Schools Coalition. The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NC CETC) released information that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools & Durham Public Schools would conserve millions of dollars with solar power, while promoting more STEM education potential for the students. Along with the saved money, … [continued]

Solar Panels Repower Schools, Support Health, Save Money, & Improve Education

Schools need to save money and increase education that supports viable, society-helping job markets. Solar power can save schools money and help protect our health. It seems like a no-brainer. Children are more affected by many toxins that adults. Focus follows as a product of good health. The quality of air everywhere affects asthma sufferers, or … [continued]

10 More Cleantech Project Stories

More cleantech project news: Gamesa announced at the end of last week that “enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, has executed a purchase agreement to acquire the Chestnut Flats Wind Farm in Pennsylvania.” Chestnut Flats includes 18 G90-2.0 MW and one G87-2.0 MW Gamesa wind turbines. First Wind announced last week that … [continued]

Obama Highlighting How Energy Efficiency Legislation Creates Green Jobs

President Obama and General Electric Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt toured the facility of an LED manufacturer (Cree Inc.) in Durham, North Carolina this week. And, of course, Obama discussed the job creation benefits of energy efficiency policies and put a strong emphasis on young Americans pursuing degrees in the “hard sciences” and leading us forward in the cleantech industry.