| 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 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....
| May 7, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Dominion Virginia Power will get up to another $47 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to help build wind turbines off Virginia Beach, the department announced Wednesday.
The demonstration project is one of three the DOE is funding as it looks...
| May 7, 2014
| 4:38 PM
La Grange residents likely will see their power bills go up an average of about $300 per year — with the first increase appearing on July bills — as regional price changes hit the village.
"The market is changing and rates are increasing...
| 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...