| May 29, 2014
| 4:36 PM
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.
| May 29, 2014
| 1:26 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
The cost of living climbed in April at the quickest pace since last summer, a sign that the economy may be picking up speed.
The consumer price index rose 0.3% last month, the biggest gain since June, the Labor Department said Thursday. Over the last 12...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley vetoed a bill Friday that would have halted a huge wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, prioritizing renewable energy over the concerns of a major military installation in Southern Maryland.
In his veto message, O'Malley said...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:02 AM
After raising the city's sales tax and electric rates two months ago, the Batavia City Council voted Monday to dip into its electric fund reserves for $2 million in an effort to keep rates from increasing further.
In a unanimous vote and with no...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:15 AM
During my 30 years of teaching management at the American Management Assns. and USC, I often exposed students to a business challenge referred to as "marketing myopia."
I started with the story of the buggy-whip manufacturers, along with the railroads,...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Oak Park residents can switch from a fossil fuel-based energy plan to a green energy plan beyond a previously publicized May 8 deadline, Constellation Energy confirmed Thursday.
Constellation spokeswoman Kelly Biemer said there is no deadline for...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:37 PM
President Obama appears to have warmed up to Wal-Mart, much to the frustration of his party's labor wing.
As a candidate for president six years ago, the then-senator from Illinois reportedly declared he would not shop at the mega-retailer long targeted...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:16 PM
In the ongoing battle over offshore drilling, a federal judge in Alaska told regulators Thursday to redo an environmental impact study that underestimated the amount of recoverable oil and, potentially, the risks to delicate Arctic habitat.
| May 6, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Village of Oak Park is reviewing its contract with an energy consultant after a glitch in an online auction occurred during the process in which the Village Board made an unpopular decision to purchase fossil fuel-based energy over green energy....