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Renewable Energy

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  • Volt owners could one day tap more renewable charging

    Volt owners could one day tap more renewable charging
    OnStar and PJM Interconnection, an electric transmission company, are teaming up to help make clean, renewable electrical charging easier for Chevrolet Volt owners. Together, the firms have developed software that manages the use of renewable energy...
  • Recyling Newspapers into fuel

    As if you needed another reason to go out and buy a paper (OK, cheap marketing plug there), here's  this tidbit from The Detroit News, via Cars.com: If researchers at Tulane University have their way, old news could be a new fuel. The researchers have...
  • Recycling Newspapers into fuel

    As if you needed another reason to buy newspapers (sorry, cheap marketing plug there), there's now research that suggests they can be used for biofuels.   From Cars.com, via The Detroit News:   If researchers at Tulane University have their way,...
  • 'Draft Day' a 'Moneyball' for the hard-core pro football fan

    'Draft Day' a 'Moneyball' for the hard-core pro football fan
    Draft Day Lionsgate, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.99 A sort of "Moneyball" for people who distrust statisticians, "Draft Day" stars Kevin Costner as an NFL general manager (for the Cleveland Browns) who risks the ire of his owner, his coach and his fan base...
  • Christopher von Zwehl: We lag behind nation in efficiency, renewables

    In response to the Aug. 17 story, "Florida among the states with tons of sun but rules that prevent using it" by Evan Halper: Florida is one of only a dozen states that does not have a renewable energy standards portfolio, either mandatory or voluntary....
  • With high blood pressure, light to moderate drinking may protect heart

    With high blood pressure, light to moderate drinking may protect heart
    Drinking alcohol has been tied in the past to a higher risk of high blood pressure, but in a new analysis of past studies, researchers found that a drink or two a day seemed to protect even those with hypertension from heart disease and death. People...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, Mexico's president talk trade in L.A.

    Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together on business opportunities, climate change and higher education....
  • The nuclear option [Commentary]

    The nuclear option [Commentary]
    Maryland is failing to deal squarely with the problem of carbon emissions from electricity production. Given growing public concern about climate change, a fundamental change in our energy policy should be to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and...
  • Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?

     Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?
    When Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors announced plans to build a $5-billion battery "gigafactory," it listed four states as possible homes — none of them California. Since then, feverish wooing by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration and some state...
  • Small island states, facing rising seas, seek economic overhaul

    OSLO, August 25 (Reuters) - Small island states facing a "frightening" rise in sea levels will seek investments in everything from solar energy to fisheries to boost their economies at a U.N. summit next week. Leaders will meet in Samoa in the...
  • Assembly bill could lower cost of residential solar in California

    Assembly bill could lower cost of residential solar in California
    Californians who want to put solar panels on their roofs could benefit from a state bill headed to the governor’s desk. The Legislature on Thursday passed the Solar Permitting Efficiency Act, which promises to streamline the solar permitting...