The ECOreport reposts news: based on current data, SEIA expects Texas’ Solar Capacity To Double in 2016
Originally Published on SEIA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kicking off the year with record growth across all solar sectors, Texas is on track to become the fastest-growing utility-scale solar market in the U.S. within the next five years, according to the recently released U.S. Solar Market Insight, Q2 2016, compiled by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
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The ECOreport reposts Vancouver Should Take Note Of Houston’s Affordable Housing
The Vancouver SUN via Fraser Institute
By Kennith P. Green, Ian Herzog & Josef Filipowicz, of the Fraser Institute
A recent Wall Street Journal article featured a number of cities that stand out, giving well-deserved praise to Vancouver’s walkable urban landscape. But while Vancouver continues to become even more pedestrian friendly, a much bigger problem is going unsolved. Growing housing costs are consistently outstripping income increases in the city.
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The ECOreport reposts the story of a US success story: Proterra’s eBuses have driven 2 Million Miles
EV Obsession via Clean Technica
By James Ayre
Proterra’s electric buses have passed the 2 million service miles mark in the US, according to an email sent to EV Obsession.
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The ECOreport reposts: Clean Energy Collective Partners with First Solar to develop, & market, community solar
Originally Published on PVSolarReport
By Amy Forman
Clean Energy Collective (CEC) and First Solar have entered into a Module Supply Agreement (MSA). The partnership will allow the two companies to develop and market community solar to residential and business customers directly on behalf of their partner utilities.
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Texas Set A New Record For Solar Installations during the first quarter of 2015
Originally Published on SEIA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Powered by growth across all solar sectors, Texas recorded its best-ever Q1 with 49 megawatts (MW) of newly installed solar capacity coming online, according to the recently released U.S. Solar Market Insight Report compiled by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
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300,000 STRONG PRESENTE.ORG JOINS FIGHT TO STOP KXL ON GROUNDS THAT LATINOS ARE HEAVILY IMPACTED BY CLIMATE CHANGE
The nation’s largest online Latino organizing group, Presente.org, is joining the fight to oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline today, on the grounds that the project would disproportionally impact Latino communities- both by exacerbating climate change and by poisoning the largely Latino communities that live near refineries for tar sands in Houston, TX.
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