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Renewable Energy

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Proposal would allow neighbors to share cost, credit for solar projects

    Proposal would allow neighbors to share cost, credit for solar projects
    In hopes of bringing solar energy to the masses, the Citizens Utility Board and Environmental Defense Fund on Tuesday announced a proposal to allow Illinois neighborhoods to invest in solar projects together and share in the compensation credits that...
  • Cape Wind lease for New Bedford terminal ended

    A $4.5 million deal between the state and the developers of a proposed wind farm off Cape Cod to use New Bedford as a staging and construction site has been terminated, a sign critics say is more evidence the project is dead. The Massachusetts Clean...
  • Energy company says it has secured funding for wind farm

    The energy company planning an offshore wind farm near Block Island says it has secured more than $290 million in financing to move forward with the project. Deepwater Wind announced Monday that its subsidiary Deepwater Wind Block Island has reached...
  • Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population

    Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped...
  • Md. needs more clean energy

    Md. needs more clean energy
    Maryland currently ranks fifth in the nation for worst air quality and produces over 60 percent of its energy from dirty sources like coal and natural gas. Immediately after his inauguration, Gov. Larry Hogan rolled back coal regulations that would have...
  • Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population

    A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial...
  • Environmentalists rally in support of Cape Wind

    Environmentalists are rallying on Boston Common this weekend to call on National Grid to reinstate its contract to buy half the power from the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm. Organizers of the Saturday rally say they are hoping to attract...
  • Dominion has strong 2015 legislative session

    Virginia's 2015 legislative session was a good one for energy giant Dominion Resources Inc., the state's most politically influential company. Legislation it wanted passed, passed. Bills it didn't like did not. Employing a small army of lobbyists with...