Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Obama unveils solar energy drive despite setbacks

US President Barack Obama speaks at Walmart May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, CaliforniaPresident Barack Obama unveiled new solar energy plans on Friday, hailing the measures as a vital job-creating tool in the fight against climate change. Obama, wrapping up a three-day fundraising tour of California, announced commitments to develop solar power and energy efficiency by more than 300 private and public sector groups. \"We know generating more clean energy using less dirty energy can be good for business and consumers,\" Obama said. Separate energy efficiency investments will lower utility bills for more than a billion square feet (93 million square meters) of buildings, according to the White House.

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