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Tesla offers to acquire SolarCity

Clean Energy

Elon Musk’s Tesla offered to acquire California-based SolarCity, Tuesday. Tesla’s board of directors sent SolarCity an offer on Monday to acquire all of the firm’s outstanding shares, and common stock. Tesla’s current proposal offers to purchase SolarCity’s shares at $26.50 to $28.50 per share, SolarCity is one of the largest solar providers in Arizona, with multiple locations… Read More →

Move over solar. 4 additional alternative energy sources

Hoover Dam, Photo: Flickr, JoshBerglund19
by in AZRE Magazine

With more than 300 sunny days a year, Arizona seems like the ideal location for the future of solar energy in commercial building. It’s also a big part of our past. “Some of the earliest buildings in Arizona which took advantage of the sun were the cliff dwellings,” according to the Arizona Solar Center, an… Read More →

SRP, sPower unveil Sandstone Solar

Sandstone solar

sPower and Salt River Project announced, Thursday, the opening of sPower Sandstone Solar, one of the Valley’s largest photovoltaic facilities. SRP is purchasing all 45 megawatts of the solar energy produced at the facility, which is owned and operated by sPower, a Utah-based independent power producer. Sandstone Solar is located on more than 300 acres… Read More →

SRP will supply green energy for football title game

University of Phoenix Stadium, Photo: Flickr, Ken Lund

The College Football National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson will be powered by green energy provided by the Salt River Project, in support of the Arizona organizing Committee. The electricity needed to power the College Football Playoff National Championship, at the University of Phoenix Stadium, will be from 100 percent renewable energy resources to… Read More →

Leading HD Digital Broadcast Studio Opens In Scottsdale

live hd broadcasting studio - on air

BroadcastAZ, a Broadcast USA company, unveils one of the country’s leading HD digital broadcast facilities in Scottsdale. This state-of-the-art HDTV Production & Broadcast Center opens June 15, 2012 to take advantage of the high concentration of breaking news from Arizona and nationally-ranked Arizona public companies. Where HD video is the medium of choice, BroadcastAZ boasts… Read More →

Green Jobs In Arizona And Around The Nation, Bike-sharing Program And More

Bike Sharing Program
by in Blogs | Green | Tech

There’s so much going on in sustainability, it’s hard to narrow down what news to share. Here’s a couple of interesting bits from this week. We’ve gathered stories about new green jobs in Arizona and around the nation, a bike-sharing program and Valley Forward’s Environmental Excellence Awards, among others. Arizona Gets 100 Solar Jobs Rioglass… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Alternative Energy Sources, Bioplastics & More

Green News Roundup- Alternative Energy Sources, Bioplastics and more
by in Blogs | Green | Small Biz | Tech

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about green entrepreneurs, alternative energy sources, bioplastics and more. Feel free to send along any stories you’d like to see in the roundup by e-mailing me at Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability endeavors in the Valley and… Read More →