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  • Hollins Univ. and Emory & Henry College team up to save energy

    Hollins Univ. and Emory & Henry College team up to save energy
    Hollins University and Emory & Henry College will receive $200,000 over the next three years to work together on an energy conservation project.  The grant is from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund. Hollins has been committed to reducing its carbon...
  • 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...
  • Citizens Energy: Winter gas bills to stay about the same

    Citizens Energy: Winter gas bills to stay about the same
    Citizens Energy Group advised Wednesday that the typical bill of Citizens Gas residential customers in Marion County will stay about the same this winter as compared to last winter, assuming normal temperatures. The typical residential customer in...
  • Westar introduces new home energy audit program

    Westar introduces new home energy audit program
    Westar Energy customers who own a house 10 years or older can now assess its energy efficiency through a new HomeAudit pilot program. For just $100, homeowners can have a professional $300 audit performed that will provide them with a customized Energy...
  • Cafe2: A one-stop-shop for home energy upgrades

    Cafe2: A one-stop-shop for home energy upgrades
    As the cold weather sets in, energy bills creep higher. If you think the only way to make your home more energy efficient is through costly new windows or doors, you've been duped. A new program is helping to dispel energy myths and guide homeowners...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pelosi: Open to hearing drilling argument

     
    by Katie Fretland House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she would be open to including expanded offshore oil drilling in an energy bill, if proponents of drilling in federal waters can prove it is a good alternative to solve......