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Posted by joneill
May 11, 2016

When the Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) was founded nearly 80 years ago, the only light that most people in the rural Texas hill country had came from lanterns or foul-smelling kerosene lamp

Posted by joneill
May 9, 2016

Last month, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory released a new study demonstrating that rooftop solar could account for as much as 40%

Posted by joneill
May 7, 2016

We’ve previously discussed the barriers that rural electric cooperatives face when it comes to adding more renewable energy.

Posted by joneill
April 28, 2016

Most of the electricity we use is generated remotely and brought by high voltage transmission lines to population centers. From here it is distributed to customers.

Posted by joneill
April 25, 2016

A barrier to increased solar adoption is the relative lack of public education about the technology.

Posted by joneill
April 18, 2016

“It has been a wonderful blessing to our church.”

Posted by joneill
April 13, 2016
Posted by joneill
April 13, 2016

The market for solar is about to boom. Individuals buying into ‘community solar’ projects are sparking this growth.

Posted by joneill
March 25, 2016

One of the most active and innovative nonprofits in the Pacific Northwest is CPN member Northwest SEED.

Posted by joneill
March 17, 2016

(Luke Wyatt of Yes! Solar Solutions (the installer) and NC WARN director Jim Warren, standing on the newly-solar installed roof of the Faith Community Church in Greensboro.

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