20 Jun '11, 10pm

Will Obama #Fail to Meet His White House Solar Panel Deadline?

Will Obama #Fail to Meet His White House Solar Panel Deadline?

Last October 5, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu stood up before a conference of renewable energy advocates in Washington, DC and made an announcement. “As we move toward a clean energy economy, the White House will lead by example,” said Sec. Chu. “I’m pleased to announce that, by the end of this spring, there will be solar panels and a solar hot water heater on the roof of the White House.” Tomorrow, June 21st, is the final day of spring and despite over 125,000 signatures on a letter asking President Obama to meet his deadline, it looks like the Administration will #fail to get solar on the roof in time. I’ve been on and off the phone with the Department of Energy, the agency in charge of the installation, and the best answer I can get is that the installation is a “federal procurement project” that the spokesman isn’t authorized to comment on. Ok, I understand, home impr...

Full article: http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2011/06/20/will-obama-fail...

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