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  • Environmentalists threaten to sue energy company

    Environmentalists threaten to sue energy company
    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...
  • Coal-ash pollution at three Maryland landfills to be cleaned up

    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...
  • Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth

    Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth
    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...
  • UC Irvine report predicts high-speed rail line would create jobs and boost L.A.-Orange County economy

     
    The proposal to build a high-speed rail system in California has the potential to create more than 127,000 permanent jobs in the Los Angeles-Orange County area by 2035 and contribute to the economic revitalization of the region, according to a......
  • California's largest solar photovoltaic plant to start construction

     
    Southern California has gotten the bulk of the solar industry’s attention lately as a group of solar thermal projects weave their way through state regulatory agencies. But photovoltaic activity is about to kick up farther north as a project set......
  • Construction to start on California's largest solar photovoltaic plant

     
    NRG Solar, owner of California’s largest operating photovoltaic power plant, is about to one-up itself with construction that starts this month on an even larger installation in the Central Valley. The 45-megawatt project, planned for Kings County, will...
  • BrightSource breaks ground on Ivanpah solar project

     
    It's not in China, nor in Germany. It's not in Spain, and it certainly isn't in Texas. The largest solar thermal project in the world is being built in California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger crowed Wednesday morning to raucous applause at......
  • Brightsource's Ivanpah solar project breaks ground

     
    The weather was nippy and the casinos of Primm were looming within eyeshot, but Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was still in a jolly mood Wednesday morning. After all, the largest solar thermal project in the world was breaking ground on his......
  • NRG Solar and SunPower to start building San Luis Obispo solar project next year

     
    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......
  • AeroVironment pairs with Milbank to sell electric vehicle chargers nationwide

     
    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...
  • GE invests in ESolar of Burbank to combine natural gas plants with solar

     
    In a deal short on details but blatant in intent, General Electric Co. continued to tear itself a hefty chunk of the renewable energy industry by buying a minority stake in a California solar company. Already the largest supplier of......