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Ground Floor Investment Opportunity on the National Mall

Twenty teams in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon have started building their green homes of the future on the National Mall.

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In and around the green

Pelosi: energy bill should do it all (The Huffington Post) Senators grill Google, regulators on smart grid rollout (Earth2Tech.com) California dreaming: team Obama may not grant emissions waiver, Granholm says (Environmental Capital via The Wall Street Journal) EDF maps 1,200 companies poised to benefit from climate law (GreenBiz.com) Xcel Energy strikes waste-energy deal with Microgy…

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In and around the green

Thousands rally for legislation on climate change (AP via Yahoo News) U.S. companies set for growth under cap on carbon (Environmental Leader) Cogentrix Energy acquires SEGS I and II (RenewableEnergyWorld.com) BASF and Centrotherm team up (PV-tech.org) U.S. senator urges renewable energy expansion in N.M. (AP via Forbes.com) Green Mountain Coffee getting some help from solar…

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SunPower names cleantech veteran to run utilities and power biz

SunPower, a San Jose, Calif.,-based maker of� solar cells, has appointed Jean Wilson as its vice president and general manager in charge of the company’s North American utility and power plants division. In this new position Wilson will, among other things, oversee project development and foster partnerships with� Independent Power Producers as well as electric…

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The week in green energy

On Tuesday in a 52 minute speech to Congress, his Cabinet, and the Supreme Court, President Barack Obama outlined an ambitious agenda that called for energy reforms, an overhaul of the healthcare system and a more accountable financial services industry. On energy, Obama said it was time for� “America to lead again,” warning, “the country…

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