Arizona Solar Center Blog

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Superseding Sustainability

Sustainability is a broad term that addresses three fundamental principles: economic strength, environmental stewardship, and social equity.

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The Promise of Solar

A decade ago Governor Napolitano asked me to present at an energy forum of the National Governors Association taking place in Wilmington, Delaware.

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The Energy Story of the 21st Century

The chaotic political season that has defined the 2016 presidential campaign experienced a jolt over the Presidents' Day weekend with the passing of Justice Scalia.

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Labor Day: New Deal Roots and Clean Energy Offshoots

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The Great Depression witnessed the highest unemployment rate this country has ever known. A quarter of the American workforce was jobless at its height in 1932. The next year, the newly-elected President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, signed into law legislation that put the country on the road to recovery.

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The Calm Before the Storm

In February, we wrote in our Sun Day blog about the “Waves of Disruption” sweeping over the electric utility sector.  Those waves look as if they are gaining strength.

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The New Clean Energy Economy Invests in American Jobs

Employment opportunities in the energy sector are exploding. New enhanced exploration techniques have created a boom in the oil and gas fields. Jobs in this sector are projected to double by the end of the decade.

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