| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Faced with the challenge of keeping a historic mansion warm for elderly residents while reining in costs, the nonprofit organization that operates the 18th-century Chase-Lloyd House in Annapolis is turning to 21st-century techniques to save the day....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Potomac Edison residential customers in Maryland have until next week to ask for energy conservation kits that include energy-saving light bulbs, surge protectors and other items.
Todd Meyers, a Potomac Edison spokesman, said Tuesday that the utility...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Back in the 1980s, “divestment” was a term for a student-driven campaign to force colleges and universities to end their financial connections to companies doing business with South Africa’s brutal white apartheid regime.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Maryland's state government desperately wants you to plug up your leaky house in order to use less electricity. To get homeowners on board, the Empower Maryland program is offering 50 percent rebates of up to $3,150 on retrofit projects that make your...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:32 AM
The Virginia U.S. Senate race is among the most closely watched and hotly contested in the country, and the outcome could determine which party controls the Senate.
WDBJ7's Hollani Davis goes one on one with Republican George Allen.
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Nothing like a little autumnal chill and diminished daylight to get people thinking about their home's inadequate insulation, leaky ducts and watt-guzzling incandescent bulbs.
They'll get no sympathy from The Bottom Line, though, because it probably...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Many of us get a real "shock" when we open our power bill each month. And as energy rates continue to rise, no relief is in sight. So what can you do to save money?
Saving energy will be the primary topic of an expo that will take place at the Roanoke...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads.
At first glance...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The threat of a wind energy production tax credit expiring at year’s end has already had an adverse impact on the wind energy industry, according to Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D. That’s why on Wednesday she sent a letter, signed by 17 other...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:45 PM
It was interesting while it lasted. But it looks like the "green revolution" has entered the long slide into "What was all that about?"
In January, the Spanish government removed absurdly lavish subsidies for its renewable energy industry, and the...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The city of Elgin's Sustainability Commission has advanced many projects to make the city and its residents greener. This July, to help the health of …...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:16 AM
The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code, as adopted by Harford County, takes effect July 1. To help provide better understanding of the concepts of the code, the Harford County Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits is hosting a seminar...