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Alternative Energy

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  • Cooking up backup power

    Cooking up backup power
    Name: PowerPot V What it is: A thermoelectric cooking pot that produces as much as 5 watts of power to charge smartphones, iPods, GPS devices, etc., when heating water. The kit comes with the power-producing pot and a smaller pan, plus an electrical...
  • 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,...
  • FPL proposes a new solar pilot program

    Florida Power & Light Co. on Wednesday proposed a pilot program that would build community solar energy projects — some with panels spanning the size of half a football field — in select cities including Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach....
  • Avon Officials To Discuss Solar Power Project On Wednesday

    AVON — A proposal to put solar panels on two school buildings will be discussed when the town council and the board of education meet on Wednesday night. The solar power program that the town would participate in is overseen by the state. Local...
  • Apopka invests more than $1M to expand natural gas depot

    Apopka invests more than $1M to expand natural gas depot
    Apopka, which was among the first cities in Florida to convert city vehicles to natural-gas power, will spend more than $1 million to expand a depot that may offer the cleaner fuel to the public. The city's investment in compressed natural gas comes...