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Florida Airport to go Solar

Solar Airport in Florida Thanks to the help of a third party, the Southwest Florida International Airport may finally be one step closer to going solar. Currently, three firms are bidding to design, finance, build and manage a solar system for the airport. Once a company is selected, the airport will lease the system over…

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Solar Ready Roofs Coming to California

California to Require ‘Solar Ready Roofs’ The California Energy Commission is said to be tightening their standards when it comes to residential and commercial buildings. These new sets of standards are aimed at energy efficiency, and would take effect Jan. 1, 2014. In addition, new homes and commercial buildings would be required to have “solar…

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NFL Football Stadium Goes Solar

New York Jets Add Solar Energy System The New York Jets‘s stadium lights up the sky for their recent night game. The professional NFL team has added solar power system that doubles as an art installation at night. Professional Sports Stadiums Go Solar The Jets aren’t the only professional sports franchise seeing the financial benefits and…

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Solar Cuts Utility Costs in Kenya

Kenyans use solar to save money With unpredictable energy supplies and frequent power outages many Kenyans are now turning to solar power. With cheaper prices for solar equipment, solar will be more affordable to residents and business owners, allowing them to power their businesses and homes on clean energy. Solar electricity reduces utility costs in…

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Connecticut Farm Installs Solar Panels

Massaro Farm converts to solar power The community-supported farm in Woodbridge Connecticut has recently received a new makeover, complete with a $21,500 5kW solar system. With the participation of the community and the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, this solar system was successfully installed on one of the barns on the farm. Solar electricity…

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Solar Energy Political Cartoon

Energy Politics – Big Oil vs. Solar Energy politics dominate The Hill and will be a big part of the two presidential candidates’ campaigns. This cartoon brings humor to the fact that traditional energy companies own natural resources and Washington. Are they fearful of the rise of renewable energies such as solar and wind? As…

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Wind Power Cartoon Series

Wind Energy Has its Downside This cartoon brings humor to the fear that wind turbines may come tumbling down. While this fear probably won’t materialize anytime soon, its yet another reason why, Greenzu helps business owners get solar for their commercial building. Not everyone has Don Quixote around to “fight the windmills”. And with solar,…

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Natural Gas Overview & Savings Opportunity

Look at Your Utility Bill Most utility bills are split into two parts: Electricity Natural gas For homeowners, natural gas typically is a smaller charge as gas goes towards cooking and sometimes heating (typically a small area). But this often not the same for businesses. Commercial building owners and the industrial sector consume a majority…

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Solar Social Movement

Environmental Social Movement – For Solar Yes – the solar movement is going viral! The team at Greenzu came across this great solar social movement campaign. The Campaign’s Purpose? To urge business owners and landlords to go solar. Here is a snippit from the Change.org campaign. Sign here and share with your friends!  According to…

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Obama’s Renewable Energy Budget

Increase in US Clean Energy Investments On Monday, President Obama sent a request to Congress to increase investments in clean energy in the the 2013 budget. Investments include a clean energy standard, bringing back tax credits for solar and other renewables that have lapsed, greater funding for energy efficiency and advanced research to make innovative…

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