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Renewable Energy

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  • Check out 6 ways to lower your power bills

    Check out 6 ways to lower your power bills
    Some of Florida's biggest utilities are backing away from helping customers use less electricity. So more than ever, according to consumer and energy-efficiency advocates, homeowners are on their own in battling power bills. There are scores of options,...
  • Solarize Griswold pitching solar panels for homeowners

    Solarize Griswold pitching solar panels for homeowners
    Dieter Bromkamp of Griswold said Connecticut Light and Power's Jan. 1 rate hike was no surprise to him. "I knew this day would come. The days of high electric bills are here. The thing that's really scary is a lot of people don't know it's going up...
  • Seek out better energy efficiency

    Seek out better energy efficiency
    Despite the criticism, the Florida Public Service Commission appropriately determined that existing energy conservation goals should be reduced because they were not cost effective for all customers. Those who cannot afford the up-front investment, or...
  • President Obama's State of the Union address

    President Obama's State of the Union address
    This is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of President Obama's sixth State of the Union address. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned...
  • Uber and solar power threaten old giants in new Age of Disruption

    Uber and solar power threaten old giants in new Age of Disruption
    If you could get rooftop solar panels at no upfront cost from an alternative energy provider and pay for the electricity produced, would you? If you could buy solar power from your landlord, condo association or neighbor, would you? At this point you...
  • Founder of Baltimore County solar firm files for bankruptcy

    Founder of Baltimore County solar firm files for bankruptcy
    The founder of a solar firm once lauded as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies has filed for bankruptcy, citing nearly $4 million in debts and back taxes. More than 500 former customers of Timonium-based Greenspring Energy are owed money in...
  • Parkland invites applications for energy incentive reward program

    Parkland has invited applications for its energy incentive reward program that was introduced in 2009. Those who make energy-smart home improvements or purchase a hybrid vehicle will be eligible to receive incentive rewards after meeting specific...
  • Is your small wind turbine up to snuff? Now the IRS wants proof

    Is your small wind turbine up to snuff? Now the IRS wants proof
    That’s right — the U.S. Internal Revenue Service will begin enforcing new quality standards for small wind turbines acquired or placed in service after Jan. 26 in order to qualify for the 30 percent federal Investment Tax Credit. “...
  • Pacific Ethanol buys rival Aventine in a reach to the east

    Pacific Ethanol is buying Aventine Renewable Energy, more than doubling its annual production and creating the country's fifth-largest ethanol producer. Ethanol producers, which have long operated on thin margins, are under pressure this year because...
  • Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co.

    Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co.
    Homes with solar energy units are increasingly common in Baltimore's suburbs, but retail installers say they're all but walking away from Baltimore County as a market because bureaucracy and regulations make it difficult to do business there. Installers...
  • Gov. Brown's renewable energy plan could boost solar, wind industries

    Gov. Brown's renewable energy plan could boost solar, wind industries
    Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal this week to significantly boost the amount of energy California derives from renewable sources could reinvigorate the state's utility-scale solar and wind industries, as well as launch another land rush in the Mojave Desert....