Tag Archive: Barack Obama

Sep 30

7 Simple Ways to Make Your Home More Sustainable

  “What is the use of a house if you don’t have a decent planet to put it on?” This is what the author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau first asked back the 19th century, and his question still applies to our lives today. Because if we’re not living sustainably– then we’re slowly ruining our …

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Jan 11

Solar Store Opens in SoCal

The Solar Store, Southern California’s First, Opening on January 16, 2016 Southern California’s 1st Solar Store by Baker Electric, opens its doors to homeowners on January 16 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m at 40165 Murrieta Hot Springs Road, Murrieta, California Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar provider and SunPower Elite Dealer announces the grand opening …

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May 13

Committing to a Clean Energy Future

In his State of the Union address, President Obama pledged to make 2014 a year of action. And today, we announced new ways we’re taking action to advance clean energy and create opportunity for hardworking Americans. The Obama Administration has made historic investments in the research, development, and deployment of clean energy. And these investments …

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May 12

Obama Bypasses Congress and Turns to Big Business to Make Energy Efficiency Happen

It’s never a bad thing to have the leader of the free world in your corner. And President Barrack Obama made clear again last week that he’s with energy efficiency. At a Walmart in Silicon Valley, Obama laid out his next round of green energy expansion plans. Sexy solar got much of the play in …

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Feb 17

Cold + Propane Shortage = Energy Efficiency Wake-up

There is nothing like a blast of frigid weather – and an energy shortage – to wake up the US consumer to the economic value of energy efficiency. We were caught almost napping this winter, drowsy in the confidence that we are awash in plenty of oil and natural gas. True, the US is in …

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Jan 08

SEIA Applauds White House Efforts to Boost Use of Renewable Energy

Reacting to today’s presidential memorandum requiring the federal government to get 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, SEIA President and CEO Rhone Resch released the following statement: “This is a landmark moment in our nation’s history. Today, climate change is a real and growing threat to America and the rest of …

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Feb 18

Legislative hurdles for wind, solar

During his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama doubled down on his vision for renewable energy, calling for more wind and solar power. In Texas, the Legislature is less enthusiastic. As the session progresses, renewable energy advocates are bracing to defend critical policies that have helped Texas become the leading wind-power …

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Nov 05

Obama Wins Presidency – What Does This Mean For Energy Policy?

Well the interminable election process is finally over and it ends with a historic day for America. Barack Obama is the new president of the United States. Energy was a big topic during this campaign as both sides tried to illuminate us with their vision of new energy policy for our country in the coming …

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Jan 25

Barack Obama – Energy Policy for 2008 Election

Barack Obama’s Energy Policy – Campaign 2008 * Energy ANWR: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a protected area in northern Alaska that contains substantial supplies of oil and gas. Conservatives favor drilling ANWR to extract the oil, while liberals favor maintaining its protected status. * Deregulation Crisis: California suffered ‘rolling blackouts’ in 2001 due …

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