| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:00 AM
IVANPAH VALLEY, Calif.— The day begins early at the Ivanpah solar power plant.
Long before the sun rises, computers aim five square miles of mirrors to reflect the first rays of dawn onto one of three 40-story towers rising above the desert floor....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:42 AM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake got a rare opportunity to throw a question at former President Bill Clinton, courtesy of Bloomberg Businessweek -- and she used it to ask how the nation can stimulate a "more serious, bipartisan" discussion on...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:03 PM
The operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland has agreed to pay a total of $2.2 million in penalties and fix long-standing pollution problems at the landfills in Southern Maryland and Montgomery County where it disposes of the ash from those...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 5:15 PM
A trio of environmental groups warned Monday they would sue the operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland for allegedly discharging excessive amounts of nutrient pollution into Chesapeake Bay rivers and trying to mask their violations by...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Nov. 28: World Series Club of Hartford. Red Sox radio announcer Joe Castiglione and former Red Sox manager Joe Morgan will be the guest speakers at the World Series Club of Hartford dinner on Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 83 South Road in...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Constellation Energy Group is reportedly in the final stages of takeover negotiations that could see it absorbed by the Chicago-based power company Exelon Corp., a deal that would usher Baltimore's last Fortune 500 company headquarters out of town.
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:14 PM
State utility regulators announced Wednesday that they are "legally obliged to review the proposed merger" of Northeast Utilities and NSTAR, a Boston-based utility, reversing a decision they made six months ago.
The preliminary decision by the Public...
| Feb 5, 2012
Construction cranes rise like storks 40 stories above the Mojave Desert. In their midst, the "power tower" emerges, wrapped in scaffolding and looking like a multistage rocket.
Clustered nearby are hangar-sized assembly buildings, looming berms of sand...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Burger King Worldwide Inc., one of the country’s largest hamburger chains, said its net income tanked 83% in its third quarter, the first time the brand has reported earnings since returning to public trading.
The fast food company was one of...
| Nov 30, 2010
San Bernardino and Riverside counties have gotten the bulk of the glory lately when it comes to proposed solar power projects -– see the BrightSource Ivanpah installation and the Solar Millennium Blythe plant -- but now it's San Luis Obispo's......
| Feb 1, 2011
AeroVironment Inc., the Monrovia maker of electric vehicle chargers, is planning to go national in a big way with a new distribution deal. Milbank Manufacturing Co. of Kansas City, Mo., known for its electrical metering equipment, will sell...