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The Latest Solar Power Breakthrough

The Latest Solar Power Breakthrough

Two things hold back the mass adoption of solar energy as a source of sustainable energy. 1. The ability to store and transmit excess power. 2. The high cost of solar panels. One of the reasons solar panels are so expensive is that it’s tricky to extract electric currents from semiconductors, the materials used to […]

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Campus Crest Partners with SolarCity

Campus Crest Partners with SolarCity

Campus Crest Communities, today announced a partnership with SolarCity, a national leader in clean energy products and services, to install more than 9,000 solar panels on its student housing communities located in Greeley, Colorado; Flagstaff, Arizona; and Las Cruces, New Mexico. When complete, the initiative will: Provide more than 2.3 million kilowatt-hours of renewable power […]

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Using Natural Light To Lower Energy Costs

Using Natural Light To Lower Energy Costs

“Red means stop, green means go” – we learned that as children. When it comes to home energy costs, however, going green can help homeowners put a stop to runaway utility bills. The sun’s rays nourish and warm our planet and also serve as an inextinguishable source of energy. And maximizing your home’s use of […]

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Jim Cramer Interviews Ted Rollins on Mad Money

Jim Cramer Interviews Ted Rollins on Mad Money

“We know interest rates on bonds and certificates of deposit are going to stay ridiculously low for years to come,” Cramer said on CNBC’s “Mad Money,” “which means that if you’re looking for yield, dividends are still the only game in town.” Cramer pointed to real estate investment trust Campus Crest Communities as an example. […]

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Ted Rollins Interview with “The Street” & REIT Cafe

Ted Rollins Interview with “The Street” & REIT Cafe

Great Interview with Ted Rollins, CEO of Campus Crest Communities, conducted by “TheStreet.com”. You can also check out this full length, in-depth interview Mr. Rollins did with REIT Cafe: Key Talking Points: -What is Campus Crest Communities plan for continued expansion? -Is your goal to focus primarily on serving universities and colleges in the South […]

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Solar Energy: Just The Facts Please

Solar Energy: Just The Facts Please

The earth receives an astounding 1,366 watts of direct solar radiation per square meter. If we could do a better job of harnessing this inexhaustible source of energy, we could efficiently and economically power the world. In fact, it has been estimated that the total surface area required to power the world with solar energy […]

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The Benefits of Solar Power

The Benefits of Solar Power

Radiant solar power and heat from the sun has been harnessed by humans since ancient times utilizing an ever evolving array of technologies. In 2011, the International Energy Agency said that “the development of affordable, inexhaustible and clean solar energy technologies will have huge longer-term benefits. It will increase countries’ energy security through reliance on […]

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We Need More Trees!

We Need More Trees!

Each spring on Arbor Day, the nation takes a moment to honor the trees of our Green Mother Earth.  We give back to the environment that tirelessly supports and sustains us season after season.  Here at the Grove, we thought it’d be a great day to kick off our Urban Reforestation Program.  This year, April […]

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Campus Crest Communities Embraces Solar Energy

Campus Crest Communities Embraces Solar Energy

Campus Crest Communities Inc. is proud to unveil a plan to install more than 9,000 solar panels on its student-housing communities in Greeley, Co.; Flagstaff, Az.; and Las Cruces, N.M. The project will provide 2.3 million kilowatt-hours of renewable power per year, offsetting electricity consumption at the communities by about 50 percent and eliminate an […]

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