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US Colleges Teach America How To Build A Clean Energy Future

April 25th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Climate issues are clearly important to today’s college students - in a 2013 Princeton Review survey, 62% of all college applicants said a school’s commitment to the environment would influence their decision to apply or attend the school, and students have begun fossil fuel divestment movements at more than 300 colleges. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise then that the heads of America’s colleges and universities are listening to their constituents and leading some of the most significant efforts today to transition to a sustainable future through the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC)


Fuggedaboudit: New Jersey Passes 1GW Solar Power Milestone

March 21st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

This summer, the cast of Jersey Shore might find it easier to get a tan by leaning over the nearest solar photovoltaic panel instead of making an appointment at their favorite tanning salon. New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities announced this week the state has joined a prestigious renewable energy club, becoming the third US state to pass the 1-gigawatt (GW) mark in total installed solar capacity.



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