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Focus on Solyndra distracts from benefits of solar

There is a segment of the U.S. economy that employs more than 100,000 people – and during the past year, employment in that segment grew by more than 6.8 percent. That bright spot is the U.S. solar industry - one of the fastest-growing industries in the nation.... Read more»

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Giffords: Arizona’s solar future starts today

Having the largest solar power plant in the world in our backyard is not just a reminder of solar's limitless potential. It is a testament to the fact that solar is a technology and economic driver that doesn't need to wait for tomorrow. It already is here, bringing benefits to our state and nation.... Read more»3

World's largest solar plant slated for Gila Bend

The "world's largest solar plant" planned near Gila Bend will receive a $1.45 billion loan guarantee, President Obama announced Saturday. "This plant will be the first large-scale solar plant in the U.S. to actually store the energy it generates for later use – even at night," he said.... Read more»19