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Energy and Resource Industries

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  • In first gulf oil lease auction since spill, BP bids -- and bids

     
    In the first auction of Gulf-based leases since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, BP submitted 11 high bids for drilling leases....
  • Howard County warming up to geothermal heating and cooling

    Since they came out of the forest, our ancestors must have looked up to the skies for warm sunlight and cooling breezes. A few, looking down at natural steam vents and hot springs, found themselves able to take advantage of the earth itself for geothermal...
  • Create eco-makeover plan for your property

    Create eco-makeover plan for your property
    New condominium and town home associations are increasingly designed to be kind to the planet and its people. But what if your community was built during the days of asbestos, leaded paint and energy-hogging systems? You can go greener, and there are good...
  • OARC Energy Conservation Block Party

    OARC Energy Conservation Block Party
    Better Philly's Damian Muziani attends an Orland Street Energy Conservation Block Party, part of OARC'S Urban Energy Conservation Program. Participants can have their homes fitted with energy savings equiptment that can lower electric bills up to 20%....
  • Energy efficiency incentives likely to grow

    You're probably familiar with some of the federal government's incentives for home energy efficiency -- heftier tax credits for solar panels, solar water heaters, geothermal heat pumps, heavy-duty insulation, windows, air conditioning and the like. But...
  • Energy Audits Can Save Big Money

    Energy Audits Can Save Big Money
    Comprehensive home energy audits can save home owners big money on utility bills once the heat loss is identified. So what's a comprehensive home energy audit? In the final part of my energy saving series we identify the problems and deficiencies...
  • PPL working to reduce demand, improve reliability

    PPL working to reduce demand, improve reliability
    There aren't many companies whose business plans include convincing their customers to use less of their product. Imagine the cashier at your local McDonald's trying to talk you out of super-sizing your value meal. "Sir, you could really make do with...
  • Don't let your house leak money

    Don't let your house leak money
    Jim Lett knew his house was leaking money, especially during winter. Of course, he couldn't actually see heat slipping out of wiring conduits, exhaust fans, the attic. But he could feel the pain in his wallet as sure as the draftiness that compelled him...
  • Northampton Community College

    Northampton Community College
    • Owner: Public • Founded: 1967 • Sector: Education • Company description: Northampton Community College serves more than 16,000 students each year in degree and certificate programs, and an additional 21,000 community residents...
  • Cool solution for a warming planet

    Cool solution for a warming planet
    It seems that Baltimore is keeping pace with the rest of the country and the world: It's getting hotter. On Aug. 1, The Sun reported that July was the hottest July — actually the hottest month — ever for Baltimore. One day later, we learned...
  • Solyndra's failure doesn't discredit the larger solar power industry

    Rather than the Washington political circus that undoubtedly will mark Congress' upcoming hearings into the collapse of Solyndra, the government-subsidized solar panel maker, the company's problems should be viewed as an unfortunate bump in the road...