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Five Reasons to Be Thankful for the State of Solar in 2016


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Like many Americans, the election results caught me by surprise. After staying up too late watching returns, I had to catch a 5:30am flight to an ironic destination: a solar conference. Looking around the audience at Solar Power PV Conference in Chicago on November 9, there were a lot of bleary-eyed stares. People grumbled their

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Why Elon Musk’s Move Will Be a Clean Energy Business School Case in 2025


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Elon Musk’s tender to acquire Solar City may be fraught with risk and some say insurmountable challenges, but this vertical integration play demonstrates a broader trend in clean energy. If the deal goes through, it could become a seminal business school case that’s instructive for generations to come.

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SHOW AND TELL: Schools Showcase Clean Energy Strategies at Stanford Symposium


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Education and clean energy leaders gathered last week at Stanford University for the second annual Clean Energy for Education Symposium. The schools attending this growing conference are determined to provide students with a world-class education, while dramatically reducing the energy needed to sustain their institutions.

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