| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:36 AM
OnStar and PJM Interconnection, an electric transmission company, are teaming up to help make clean, renewable electrical charging easier for Chevrolet Volt owners.
Together, the firms have developed software that manages the use of renewable energy...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:52 AM
You’ve heard the hype about hybrids. But what are the real benefits and disadvantages to owning one?
Hybrid car sales have dipped in recent years. However, supporters note that vehicle sales in general have also decreased over that period,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:56 AM
By Jim MacPherson
When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers.
Honda has two...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The project seemed simple enough — build a waste-to-energy plant on the Eastern Shore fueled by poultry manure, keeping it from flushing into and polluting the bay, while creating green jobs and boosting Maryland's fledgling renewable energy...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Despite their hostility to new taxes that they might have to pay themselves, a sizable majority of Americans can support a tax on carbon if it's structured the right way, according to a survey released Monday by the University of Michigan's Center for...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 4:10 PM
WHAT: Solar Open House Tour for Solarize Farmington Program WHERE: Solar Homes in Farmington WHEN: Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 9 a.m. - 1p.m. The Town of Farmington is hosting a solar open house home tour on Saturday July 26, 2014 from 9 a.m. - 1p.m....
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Q: I am now retired, but during my Road Warrior days I took the LANTA bus from South Whitehall Township to downtown Allentown. (I also rode my bike for a real warrior experience, but that is for another day.) Since my retirement, LANTA has acquired hybrid...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Chicago is offering rooftop solar panel installations through the summer at 25 percent below market rates through a partnership with non-profit Vote Solar.
The idea, announced Wednesday, is to jumpstart solar installations in the city, according to...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Past is prologue, and as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moves forward with new limits on carbon pollution from the nation's electric power plants, familiar alarms are sounding that the limits will drive up electric bills, threaten the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The Bethlehem-based Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced $620,000 worth of investments in early stage companies and established manufacturers working on new initiatives with university partners.
| Jul 10, 2014
Go green. Get efficient. Grow smart. And, where necessary, retreat.
That's the nut of the latest report on the impact of climate change on Hampton Roads released Wednesday by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network.
"Safe Coast Virginia: Climate...