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September 19, 2013
A Clean Energy Revolution -- Now

Critics often say America's clean energy future will “always be five years away.” For four key clean energy technologies, that clean energy future has already arrived.

September 17, 2013
#CleanTechNow: America’s Clean Energy Revolution

A new Energy Department report shows how cost reductions and product improvements have sparked a surge in consumer demand for wind turbines, solar panels, electric vehicles and LED lighting.

September 17, 2013
#CleanTechNow
September 17, 2013
Revolution Now: The Future Arrives for Four Clean Energy Technologies

This report focuses on four technology revolutions that are here today. In the last five years they have achieved dramatic reductions in cost  and this has been accompanied by a surge in consumer, industrial and commercial deployment. Although these four technologies still represent a small percentage of their total market (e.g. electricity, cars and lighting), they are growing rapidly. 

September 16, 2013
Clean Tech Now

Falling costs for four clean energy technologies -- land-based wind power, solar panels, electric cars and LED lighting -- have led to a surge in demand and deployment.

September 5, 2013
New Study Shows Solar Manufacturing Costs Not Driven Primarily by Labor

Production scale, not lower labor costs, drives China's current advantage in manufacturing photovoltaic (PV) solar energy systems, according to a new report released today by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

August 21, 2013
Solar Classroom Update: Making Clean Energy Upgrades a Back-to-School Priority

From solar installations to air sealing, a guide to investing in clean energy upgrades for schools.

August 21, 2013
Solar Energy Resource Basics

Solar radiation, often called the solar resource, is a general term for the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the sun. Solar radiation can be captured and turned into useful forms of energy, such as heat and electricity, using a variety of technologies.