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Bernie Sanders calls for $16 trillion in spending against climate change

Bernie Sanders has proposed a sweeping $16-trillion plan to fight global warming, joining Democratic presidential rivals in advancing a climate change agenda that would have a far-reaching impact on the day-to-day life of all Americans. The Vermont senator released the plan Thursday, shortly before his planned tour of Paradise, Calif., the Sierra Nevada town that…

California Proposes $100M in Energy Storage Incentives to Boost Wildfire Resiliency – The Leading Solar Magazine In India

An incentive carve-out for high-fire-risk areas could boost uptake among customers most likely to want solar-storage systems. California regulators want to direct $100 million in state energy storage incentives to a new class of disadvantaged customers: those living in parts of the state at the highest risk of deadly wildfires. The California Public Utilities Commission…

FreeVolt and Apparent, INC. partner to enable consumers to generate, use, and sell energy – pv magazine International

FreeVolt, a solar manufacturer based in Poland, and Apparent, INC, an intelligent energy management company based in California, have begun developing a partnership to combine cutting-edge solar panel technology with intelligent energy management to increase the value of residential and commercial solar systems with energy storage. Once developed, these systems can be aggregated to offer…

You’ll be several steps closer to the future at the Renewable Taos Electric Vehicle Expo

Twentieth-century kids who grew up watching “The Jetsons” cartoons were certain that the cartoon’s bubble-domed personal spaceships would be an everyday feature of 21st-century life. The cars on display at Renewable Taos’ second annual Electric Vehicle Expo may not hover in the skies, but they still represent a leap forward on the road to that…