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WDC Solar: Sustainable energy, sustainable jobs

Like many urban centers, Washington has low-income residents, many seeking good jobs. African American–owned WDC Solar is giving all of them a boost by installing solar panels at no cost to residents and training young men and women in solar installation and maintenance skills. Owner Mark Davis says, “WDC Solar is focused on installing solar primarily in low-income communities.” And

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Electric car at charging station

Electric cars could dominate some city roads sooner than you think

Electric cars such as this Tesla Roadster could soon make up most of the traffic on city streets by 2030. (© AP Images) City streets could sound a lot different in the near future, as the roar of internal combustion engines is replaced with the hum of electric vehicles. Up to two-thirds of all cars in Chicago, Singapore and London

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