18 Jun '11, 2pm

White House Still Has No Solar Panels: After first saying “no” to placing solar panels on the White House roof,

White House Still Has No Solar Panels: After first saying “no” to placing solar panels on the White House roof,

After first saying “no” to placing solar panels on the White House roof, the Obama administration finally agreed after being hounded by college students and receiving bad press about it. They were supposed to be up (with a solar hot water heater) by the Spring of 2011. They aren’t up yet (as of June 17th) and it appears they might not make it–though Obama has always been quick to present himself to voters as green at certain events and photo opportunities. The delay has nothing to do with the difficulty of installation–Credo Action says they could be put up in as little as three days . They also state that during the last year, when no White House solar panels have been installed, the President has made 23 speeches and ten domestic trips related to clean energy and green jobs. They have an online petition to sign to tell Obama to follow through on his promise to install th...

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