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Obama's Plan Would Double Renewable Energy Production in the U.S.

In his weekly radio address last Saturday, President-elect Obama went into greater detail about his American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan, a plan that he hopes will not only create jobs in the short-term but that will spur sustainable economic growth for the future.

"To put people back to work today and reduce our dependence on foreign oil tomorrow, we will double renewable energy production and renovate public buildings to make them more energy efficient," he said.

Next week, the President-elect will meet with leaders from both parties to discuss the plan.  To read the full address or watch a video of it, click here.

Obama has already indicated that his administration will focus on creating jobs through a green stimulus plan and many experts on have written about and commented on what this might do for the renewable energy industry. Click the links below to read more.

Obama's Green Economy

Making the Green Industries Shovel-Ready for Obama's Jobs Program

Green Collar Jobs & Careers: Today's Challenges, Tomorrow's Opportunities

One Last Chance: Starting a Green Business

It's the One Issue We Must Get Right

Stay tuned. As we head into the inauguration, will be publishing a contributed column every day about what to expect from the new administration.

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Hybrid solar minigrid to power Tanzanian island village

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A hybrid solar photovoltaic-battery energy storage-diesel minigrid project aims to provide power for around 400 households in the remote island village of Lake Victoria (pictured) in Tanzania. 

World Moves Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy – First Electricity, Then Heating/Cooling, and Finally Transportation

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Q2 of 2015 saw a large increase in the generation of electricity from solar PV in the UK, with the growth having a significant impact on electricity market prices and other supply factors.

PACE Finance Opening Doors for C&I Solar In California

Susan Kraemer, Correspondent With its excellent renewable policy, California leads the nation in solar. Over the years both the Renewable Portfolio Standard and the California Solar Initiative drove utility scale and residential solar deployment. But w...


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