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General Motors and DTE Energy Partner on Solar Array

New 800-kilowatt array at Warren Transmission will be GM’s largest in Michigan
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WARREN, Mich., October 19, 2015 /3BL Media/  – General Motors is partnering with DTE Energy to build a new 800-kilowatt solar array at its Warren Transmission plant that will be GM’s largest solar installation in Michigan.

GRID Alternatives Launches 2015 Tribal Solarthon

Two-week event will bring solar power and job training to Native American communities in four states
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OAKLAND, Calif, October 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – GRID Alternatives, America’s largest non-profit solar installer, today announced its national Tribal Solarthon event. Between September 28 and October 9, GRID Alternatives is partnering with four tribes in California, New York, South Dakota and Arizona to install solar power and provide solar job training for tribal members. U.S.

Electric Cars + Solar: The Perfect Pair for a Greener Lifestyle

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Did you know that it's National Drive Electric Week? This nationwide event celebrates the growth in popularity of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles.

Solar Adventure: Cyclist Travels 3,276 Miles on SunPower-Charged Electric Bike

Guest blog by Marissa Muller
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This summer I traveled more than 3,200 miles, solo, on my solar bike from Ventura, Calif., to New York City to raise awareness about solar energy and healthy living.

One of the greatest takeaways from the journey was that solar technology works. The SunPower® panel flawlessly charged the electric bike’s battery, giving me an unlimited range. And it provided so much more, a visual hook for curious minds to learn more.

Here are the few fast facts from my solar bike adventure:

SunPower Solar Panel Manufacturing Site Becomes First Landfill-Free Verified Facility in Mexico

Extends Company’s Industry Leadership in Environmental Sustainability
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August 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The same SunPower® facility in Mexicali, Mexico, that produces Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Silver solar panels has earned Landfill-Free Verification from NSF Sustainabilit

Clean Power Plan: How Solar Energy is a Cornerstone to Success

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This week's unveiling of the landmark Clean Power Plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, heralded as our nation’s most ambitious effort to combat climate change, highlights how uniquely positioned the solar industry is to help transition the country to a new clean energy future.

Infographics on Current Environmental and Social Issues Show Trends and Possible Futures

Latest issue of Green Builder Magazine highlights Infographics on topics such as Internet of Things, Energy and Climate Change.
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July 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In this information-saturated world, it’s difficult to keep on top of important issues, even the ones we care about deeply. Increasingly, organizations are turning to the infographic to capture—and hold—our attention. This Digital Age medium—which in some cases can be called an art form—capitalizes on our visual natures, using compelling images to convey factual information. Whether ironic ordisturbing, soberingor inspiring, a well-crafted infographic can cut straight to the heart of a complex issue.

National Grid Responds to Senate Action on Net Metering

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July 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Waltham, Mass. -- The Senate added an amendment to Bill 1973 – an act providing for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change -- that proposes to raise the Massachusetts solar net metering cap.

National Grid Massachusetts President Marcy L. Reed commented on the Senate’s action:

Accenture Provides US$1.6 Million to University of Notre Dame to Help Thousands in South Africa and Uganda Access Employment

Contribution will expand co-founded CE3 program to increase livelihoods of rural Africans
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NOTRE DAME, Ind., July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is providing US$1.6 million to the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) to expand the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) project – a joint initiative developed by Accenture and the university to increase the livelihoods of individuals living in rural Africa.

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