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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,...
  • PPL gets approval for sale of Montana hydroelectric plants

    PPL Montana's agreement to sell its hydroelectric plants has received final approval from the Montana Public Service Commission, Allentown-based parent company PPL Corp. announced Tuesday. The commission issued a final order Friday approving the...
  • Taxes, fees: the worldwide battle between utilities and solar

    MADRID/SYDNEY (Reuters) - (This version of the Sept. 28 story has been repeated with no changes in text) A year after Spain, the sunniest country in Europe, issued notice of a law forcing solar energy-equipped homes and offices to pay a punitive tax,...
  • Middle Peninsula Solar Tour features seven sites in Gloucester

    Middle Peninsula Solar Tour features seven sites in Gloucester
    GLOUCESTER – Susan Crockett says it is much easier to show rather than to explain how her solar powered home works. That's the idea of the 2014 Middle Peninsula Solar Tour set for Saturday, featuring seven sites in Gloucester County. The...
  • Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others

    Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others
    What makes a city work? And are there innovations that can make a city work better? We went looking for good ideas that are being tested in cities around the world, asking urban leaders who will be attending the CityLab conference in Los Angeles this week...
  • A political divide over the environment

    A political divide over the environment
    To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River....
  • An electric power plant on the roof of your car?

    An electric power plant on the roof of your car?
    What if you could power your car by bolting an energy-storing, flapping device to your roof? That’s not likely to happen any time soon. But researchers in South Korea have demonstrated a prototype that might be capable of recharging your...
  • Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment

    Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment
    With a backdrop of slowly turning wind turbines, the U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage conservation and renewable energy production on more than 22 million acres in California as part of a federal and state effort...
  • Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]

    Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]
    George Mason University research, released jointly with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, shows that roughly three quarters of Marylanders understand that climate change is a threat to our health, homes, businesses and natural resources, and...