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Renewables Leaders Ponder Energy Future of New York, the Nation

Picture a future where renewable energy is the primary source rather than the alternative. Solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on homes and businesses are the norm and each house down the block has a driveway by day that becomes an electric vehicle charging station at night. Everything around you is getting power from the sun, from streetlights, to street signs, to computers.

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Bay Area Green Jobs Growth Stalls, Industry Remains Optimistic

Growth in green jobs has stalled in the San Francisco Bay Area, a region known for its strong environmental credentials as well as for its ability to attract money and technology. Despite the news -- which comes to us via the Green Business Survey from SF Works, an green industry advocacy group -- area businesses remain optimistic the trend will improve.

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Extension of Fed Programs Could Add 10 GW of Solar, 200K Jobs

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has teamed up with Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) to push hard for two federal programs that together have the potential to create by 2012 as many as 200,000 new jobs in America.

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New Mexico Governor Richardson Announces New Plan for Green Economy

Posted by Adam Sewall In Wednesday, January 13 2010 under: Solar Energy Tax Credits, Green Jobs, New Mexico Solar

New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson today signed an executive order outlining the state's plan for building a green economy. “A comprehensive green economy is critical to the future of New Mexico and will lead our state into a new era of economic vitality and stability,” Governor Richardson said at the signing, which was held at SCHOTT Solar's Albuquerque manufacturing facility. “Today I am outlining a clear path to ensure our state capitalizes economically and environmentally on our abundant renewable resources and assets.”

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Green Building Council Study Predicts Job Growth

Green building industries could create millions of jobs and add hundreds of billions of dollars to the economy, according to a new report (PDF) from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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