The Huffington Post: Opening The Door To Solar Power For All

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By Mark Ruffalo; Original story here For a long time, everybody thought of solar panels as something only rich people could afford. But when you think about it, the fuel — sunlight — is free. So if you can make the equipment affordable and accessible, in theory, solar should be a great option for all… Read more »

The Buffalo News: Another Voice: It’s time for solar power to shine for all consumers

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By Mark Ruffalo And Aaron Bartley; Original story here Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State Energy Plan, released last week, breaks big barriers to clean energy. But the biggest barrier of all is affordability for 100 percent of people. That’s what we care about most and it’s why we launched the 100% campaign last month in New… Read more »

Vox: Here’s what it would take for the US to run on 100% renewable energy

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By David Roberts; Original story here It is technically and economically feasible to run the US economy entirely on renewable energy, and to do so by 2050. That is the conclusion of a new study in the journal Energy & Environmental Science, authored by Stanford scholar Mark Z. Jacobson and nine colleagues. Jacobson is well-known… Read more »

Medium: Mark Ruffalo, “Seize the Power This Earth Day”

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By Mark Ruffalo; Original story here It’s Earth Day’s 45th birthday, and this little holiday is all grown up. Caring for the planet and making sure we leave it in good shape for our children has moved from a fringe concern for a few to a mainstream interest for most, from big corporations to small-town… Read more »

Capital New York: State regulators approve plan to overhaul energy grid

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By Scott Waldman and David Giambusso; Original story here ALBANY—The plan adopted by the Public Service Commission on Thursday sets in motion the Cuomo administration’s attempt to modernize the state’s energy grid. The Reforming Energy Vision plan will encourage the growth of wind and solar power to make the state’s electrical grid more reliant on… Read more »

Albany Times Union: N.Y. can set new energy standard

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By Lyndon Rive and Mark Ruffalo; Original story here As America watched the ball drop in Times Square, New Yorkers could ring in the New Year with similar celebration for the clean, renewable energy jobs growing in 2015 and beyond. With major decisions coming out of the governor’s office and Public Service Commission last month,… Read more »

Midwest Energy News: Racing pro is head of the pack in race to shift carbon culture

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By Kari Lydersen; Original story here The air smells of burning rubber, and the sound of roaring engines is deafening. Homages to petroleum are everywhere: rows of semi-trucks and trailers, stacks of thick smooth tires and the stars of the show – bright sleek race cars emblazoned with the names of sponsors like Rope, Soap… Read more »