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Head south for the winter; harvest solar energy

I love winters in Southern Nevada! In fact, just about anytime from October to June is fine by me, but deep winter is special. I suppose it’s a stretch to call our relatively mild and brief period of cool weather “deep winter” but hey, it’s all we’ve got.

That hum you hear comes from gadget expo bursting with buzzwords

Buzzwords are the “in” thing these days, especially if you’re hanging out at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics show. That’s CES for those in the industry, and probably the buzziest of words if you have a product and you’re looking for coverage and exposure.

Officials: Tax plan losing power

DENVER — Tax credits passed just three months ago to increase investment in renewable energy have lost much of their effectiveness amid a global economic downturn and should be reworked in Congress, industry officials said Friday.

New neighborhood features solar-power units

The latest new-home community from Pulte Homes includes solar-power systems as a standard item in every home at Villa Trieste in Summerlin.

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