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USDA Invests $300 Million to Boost Small Business, Rural Renewables, Energy Efficiency

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the new REAP and EECLP funding in Texas, where nine small and rural businesses have been awarded more than $10 million in grants and loans to install renewable energy systems and enhance energy efficiency.

Offshore wind farms off texas coast will lead to many 21st century jobs

Texas Renewable Energy Education Center Opens in Texas – Prepares Students for 21st Century Jobs

There’s a lot of wind coming out of Texas, and it isn’t just Rick Perry’s newly launched presidential campaign. Texas leads the country in wind technology, with some of the best resources for wind energy production in the world. Starting this August 29, students at Texas State Technical College will be able to prepare themselves for the new energy economy with…

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EarthTalk: Comparing the Costs of Rooftop Solar with Utility Scale Renewable Energy

EarthTalk for Monday, August 17: Comparing the costs of installing a rooftop solar energy system with utility scale renewable energy. Determine the viability of your location with the new “In My Backyard” tool from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Houses in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward Holy Cross Project are Outfitted with PV-Systems by Local Green Workers and Trainees

Volunteers join Global Green to install solar panels for the Holy Cross Project in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward