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September 12 -- Juhl Wind, Inc. (OTCBB: JUHL), the Leader in Community Wind Power is pleased to announce today that they are partnering with the Minnesota Vikings professional football team to provide renewable energy credits ("RECs"), generated by one of their operating wind energy facilities, to offset the electricity used at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome for all Vikings' home games during the 2012-2013 season.  >>View Article

September 14 -- Walmart launched an expansion of its solar initiative in Arizona at its Buckeye distribution center near Phoenix. The distribution center will feature Walmart's largest solar installation to date with over 14,000 solar panels on a 1,000,000 sq. feet building and parking canopies that will produce up to 30 percent of the center's energy needs. >>View Article

August 16 -- First Solar’s utility-scale PV solar projects are providing good jobs for U.S. Armed Forces veterans returning from combat overseas. Case in point: the 550 megawatt Topaz Solar Farms project in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., which First Solar is constructing for MidAmerican Solar. Topaz Construction Manager Raymond Christian, a former U.S. Marine, has a number of veterans on his crew who returned from tours in Iraq to a challenging job market at home. >>View Article

August 23 -- Recent campaign stops by Mitt Romney and President Obama could not provide a more stark contrast of energy policies. Romney promises coal miners that he’s in favor of energy from “below the ground”, albeit preferring domestic sources of all fossil fuels. >>View Article

August 23 -- Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., a leading designer, installer and financier of grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, has been named one of America’s fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine. Ranked number 985, Borrego Solar grew at a rate of 322 percent over the past three years. Borrego Solar also ranked 18 amongst San Diego-based businesses and 35 amongst energy companies. >>View Article

August 27 -- By the time students return to Cape Cod Community College in September, they could be working under lights powered by the sun. A large solar farm, several smaller photovoltaic arrays and an innovative wind energy project installed over the past five months on the college's West Barnstable campus are expected to save more than $100,000 a year in electricity costs, according to college officials. >>View Article

>August 2 -- First Solar Inc. (FSLR) (FSLR), the world's biggest maker of thin-film panels, said profit jumped 81 percent after it recognized revenue for selling power plants, validating a strategic shift to building solar farms using its modules. >>More

July 31 -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) (WMT), the world's largest retailer, has installed more than 150 U.S. solar projects and expects to have as much as 90 megawatts of capacity by year-end, more than Ikea Group and Apple Inc. >>More

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