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Obama Weekly Address: A Solar Recovery

In this week’s address, President Barack Obama announced that the Department of Energy is awarding nearly $2 billion in conditional commitments from the Recovery Act to two solar companies. These projects will create more than 2,000 construction jobs, and over 1,500 permanent jobs as the plants produce millions of state of the art solar panels each year.

Obama Weekly Address: Recovery and Jobs of the Future

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama touted the gains the Recovery Act has made in a little more than 100 days.  While the recession is still far from over, the Recovery Act has helped end the economic free fall, ease the rate of monthly job losses from 700,000 a month, extend unemployment…

Solar Energy Advances Negate Nuclear Argument

For those continuing to advocate for a lifting on the ban on building new nuclear facilities (forgetting it could take as long as 10 years to get new plants online and the high cost of mining uranium) comes this promising news from the geniuses at MIT. The argument against solar energy is that its too…