24 Sep '12, 3pm

White House Solar Panels are the New Unicorns

White House Solar Panels are the New Unicorns 0 Tweet by Michael dEstries September 24, 2012 Categories: Causes , Environment . October 5, 2010 was an exciting day for the U.S. renewable energy industry. The Obama administration announced that in Spring 2011 , it planned to install solar panels and a solar hot water heater on the roof of the White House residence. “This project reflects President Obama’s strong commitment to U.S. leadership in solar energy and the jobs it will create here at home,” Energy Secretary Chu said in a paper statement. “Deploying solar energy technologies across the country will help America lead the global economy for years to come.” Hooray! Optimism! A step in the right direction. “If it has anything like the effect of the White House garden, it could be a trigger for a wave of solar installations across the country and around the world,” wrote...

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