Solar News Weekender

Editor’s note: Starting today, the Weekender will be a regular feature of The Phoenix Sun. We’ll cover, briefly, stories that didn’t make it into our usual line up during the week. And/Or we’ll add updates to stories we did cover. Who knows, we may even add a crossword puzzle someday! (Note to self: call Will Shortz about donating solar-themed puzzle.)

Clean Energy: As American as … Girl Scouts?

Yep. Girl Scouts, Clean Green PowerGirl Scouts in several Massachusetts chapters can now earn the equivalent of a merit badge for learning and teaching others about renewable energy.

The program was developed by a coalition of a state government department, a public utility and a renewable energy trade group, with an advisory panel of Girl Scout leaders.

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