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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,...
  • Two Broward cities offer homeowner loan programs

    Two Broward cities offer homeowner loan programs
    Two Broward County cities – Tamarac and Pompano Beach --now offer residents a chance to get a state-backed loan to improve the energy efficiency or hurricane resistence of their properties. The loans are easy to get for qualified homeowners up-to-...
  • Md. should ban fracking

    Md. should ban fracking
    Thank you for bringing attention to New York's recent ban on fracking ("Fracking ban in NY prompts calls for MD to follow suit," Dec. 17). I applaud Gov. Andrew Cuomo for putting the health of New Yorkers above the pressure for dirty energy. Now it's time...
  • Vietnam rescues trapped workers after four-day ordeal

    Vietnamese rescuers including hundreds of troops and miners on Friday freed 12 workers trapped for nearly four days after a tunnel collapsed during construction of a hydropower plant. Bad weather and the complicated geology of the site in the Central...
  • Compost chicken manure, don't burn it

    Compost chicken manure, don't burn it
    Dan Rodricks' recent column urged the new governor to get a large-scale poultry waste incinerator built on the Eastern Shore ("Larry Hogan has a chance to be a green governor," Dec. 13). This awful idea has been floated for 15 years now and has gone...
  • O'Malley aide Abigail Hopper tapped to run federal offshore energy bureau

    O'Malley aide Abigail Hopper tapped to run federal offshore energy bureau
    The chief of Maryland's Energy Administration, Abigail Ross Hopper, landed a new job Thursday, running the federal agency that oversees development of offshore oil and gas and wind energy. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Hopper's...
  • PSC must put ratepayers first, ease renewable-energy choices

    Recently, the Florida Public Service Commission voted, as former Tallahassee Mayor John Marks termed it, "to approve recommendations setting new goals and policies for energy efficiency." In reality, the PSC ruled to slash goals for energy efficiency...
  • Green bonds sell big in 2014 as finance bids to help climate

    A "green" bond market has taken root this year, with municipalities and corporations issuing new environmentally-focused bonds and money managers jumping in to buy them. But it's too soon to tell whether all the new activity - less than a sliver of the...
  • Get the US back in the oil-exporting game

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Dec. 17: The House Energy and Power Subcommittee met last week to consider whether the time has come at last to lift restrictions on U.S. crude oil exports, a statutory...