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Alternative Energy

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  • FPL solar dimmed by clouds but still has glimmer of potential

    The most ambitious solar plant in Florida has 190,000 mirrors that reflect sunlight onto tubes filled with 1.2 million gallons of oil-like fluid that heats to a blistering 740 degrees. Built by Florida Power & Light Co., the plant is a complex and...
  • Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]

    Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]
    If you work in Maryland, you have good reason to be concerned about climate change and to be in favor of more clean energy like land-based wind power. Unfortunately, a bill moving in Annapolis right now would severely handicap Maryland's ability to pursue...
  • Hoyer, O'Malley administration spar over Eastern Shore wind project

    Hoyer, O'Malley administration spar over Eastern Shore wind project
    In a duel of sorts between two of Maryland's top Democrats, U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer went to Annapolis Tuesday to press for legislation opposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley that Southern Maryland officials insist is needed to protect their region's prized naval...
  • Obama administration targets methane emissions

    Obama administration targets methane emissions
    WASHINGTON — In an effort to deliver on President Obama's pledge last summer to tackle emissions that drive climate change, the White House announced a strategy to limit releases of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas. The methane strategy,...
  • Solarize Enfield Offers Home Tours And Installs

    Solarize Enfield Offers Home Tours And Installs
    Home and business owners looking to switch to solar energy can learn more through the Solarize Enfield program, which offers discounts on solar panel installations. On Saturday, homeowners Al and Denise Lancaster will offer a tour of their home,...
  • Avon Looks At Solar Panels For Clean Energy

    Avon Looks At Solar Panels For Clean Energy
    AVON — The town council has approved a plan to put solar panels on the roofs of two school buildings and to send the proposal to the board of education for approval. The solar panels would be put on top of Avon Middle School and Avon High School....
  • Former President Clinton, Garcetti swap ideas on public works money

    Former President Clinton, Garcetti swap ideas on public works money
    It was just short of a year ago that former President Bill Clinton joined Wendy Greuel at Langer’s Deli in Los Angeles to assume his role as surrogate in chief for her campaign against mayoral rival Eric Garcetti. What a difference a year makes....
  • Waste Management to power fleet with natural gas

    Waste Management will soon begin replacing its diesel-fueled garbage collection vehicles with more environmentally friendly trucks powered by compressed natural gas, possibly converting the entire fleet by next year. Officials of the trash hauler were...
  • Expanding nuclear power will benefit U.S.: Front Burner

    I believe nuclear energy has a significant role to play in meeting the energy demands of the 21st century. This is perhaps not surprising, as I work at Argonne National Laboratory, where researchers were the first to harness nuclear power to produce...
  • Sustainable energies overpower nukes: Front Burner

    From a climate perspective, nuclear power can't be ruled out. As nuclear pioneer Niels Bohr said, "Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future." We can't tell the mix of technologies needed to prevent future climate change and...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 04

    Ukraine's future U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says that the Ukraine must decide its own future. This is a rather naive statement to make, as currently about 40,000 Russian troops are at its borders. So with a Russian gun barrel pointed at it,...