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  • Obama to target power plants' carbon dioxide emissions

    Obama to target power plants' carbon dioxide emissions
    CHICAGO — On Monday, President Obama plans to unveil what is likely to be the most significant initiative of his presidency to combat climate change: a new rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, the country's single...
  • Firm After Cheaper Wind Power Wants To Build A Better Turbine

    Firm After Cheaper Wind Power Wants To Build A Better Turbine
    GRISWOLD — To Jim Bardia, the path to a better wind turbine is the same as the one to a faster race car. It is incremental improvements here and there that shave seconds from a lap time and cents from a kilowatt hour. Bardia, a former race car...
  • Energy retrofit fund announces $200M financing

    Energy retrofit fund announces $200M financing
    There’s new money available for a unique way to finance new windows and other improvements to your home or business, but most of Central Florida can’t use it yet. Orlando engineer Jonathan Schaefer, of Leidos Engineering, is managing a...
  • Obama to unveil rule to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    Obama to unveil rule to cut greenhouse gas emissions
    President Obama will unveil a rule Monday intended to confront climate change by cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the nation's greatest source of the heat-trapping gas. Obama plans to bypass Congress and use his authority under the...
  • Maryland Clean Energy Investor Buys $107M In Leases From Old Saybrook Firm

    An Old Saybrook company has sold a $107 million portfolio of land leases for wind power projects to a real estate investment trust based in Annapolis, Md. Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, a renewable energy financing company, is...
  • Report: New England Could Ease Its Hunger For Gas, Avoid Cost Of Pipeline

    Greater efficiency, increased use of renewable energy sources and other measures could reduce New England's demand for natural gas enough to avert the need to build a new pipeline, an environmental advocacy group said in a report released Thursday. The...
  • Spending: what you need to know about going solar

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance 1. A bright idea gets cheaper. Since 2007, the cost to buy a solar power system has fallen by about 50 percent, to an average upfront cost of $4,590 per kilowatt, says the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). (A...
  • Bill to free up solar power funds passes

    Bill to free up solar power funds passes
    State legislators Friday passed a bill that will open up money to purchase solar energy for Illinois consumers. The bill passed easily in both chambers and will allow Illinois to purchase solar power until a more permanent solution is presented to fix...
  • 'Cosmos' recap: Climate change is explained in 'The World Set Free'

    'Cosmos' recap: Climate change is explained in 'The World Set Free'
    Is it getting hot in here? In what is likely to prove one of its most controversial episodes yet, this week's "Cosmos" lays out the powerful scientific case for climate change, framed within a tale of two planets: Venus and Earth. Venus was not much...
  • EPA unveils far-reaching climate plan targeting power plants

    The Obama administration Monday morning unveiled its far-reaching proposal to curb climate change by substantially restricting emissions at power plants, a plan that promises to set off intense debate across the country amid the president’s...