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Solar upstarts and utilities head for uneasy truce

December 16, 2014

The soaring popularity of solar panels in the U.S. cuts carbon emissions but upsets utilities trying to make a return on grid investments. The industry’s attempts to slap fees on solar users sparked uproar in 2014. A new cost-sharing approach may take the heat out of the debate.

Five reasons why 2010 will be greener

By Pierre Briancon
January 1, 2010

Economics, rather than politics, will be the main driver of the fight against global warming in 2010.