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  • Coalition gathers signatures for 2016 vote on solar energy

    Coalition gathers signatures for 2016 vote on solar energy
    A petition drive that would let Florida voters expand the market for solar energy is racking up signatures. About month into the drive, Floridians for Solar Choice announced they've gathered 100,000 of the nearly 700,000 signatures needed to add their...
  • 48-foot hybrid yacht makes South Florida debut

    48-foot hybrid yacht makes South Florida debut
    You might call it the Prius of the seas. Greenline, a brand of electric-diesel yachts, will debut its largest model yet in South Florida this weekend. The Greenline 48 — a 48-foot yacht that can recharge its batteries with its own solar energy...
  • To Boost Rooftop Solar, Malloy Offers Plan Betting Ratepayer Millions

    NEW BRITAIN — Surrounded by solar panel crews, energy officials and students at E.C. Goodwin Technical High School, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday proposed an ambitious bet to grow by tenfold the use of rooftop solar in Connecticut. The...
  • 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...
  • East Dundee considers energy district to save money and promote village

    Creating a sustainable energy district could not only save the village some green but also "put East Dundee on the map," officials said. The village commissioned a study by ARC Perspectives Inc., whose expertise includes renewable energy and...
  • 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...
  • Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion

    Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion
    Iberdrola SA, a Spanish utility and wind power company, said Thursday it plans to acquire Connecticut's UIL Holdings for $3 billion. The acquisition will combine Iberdrola's U.S. energy companies with UIL Holdings to create a new, $18 billion...