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Renewable Energy

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  • Md. bucks national trend toward solar energy

    Md. bucks national trend toward solar energy
    As a Baltimore resident I am embarrassed that Maryland hasn't taken more aggressive steps to harvest renewable resources like solar energy. Solar energy is a booming industry that is rapidly growing throughout the U.S. According to the Solar Energy...
  • 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...
  • 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. “...
  • Amazon plans wind farm to power its datacenters

    SEATTLE Long criticized by some environmentalists for indifference to clean energy, Amazon.com took a big step toward using renewable energy Tuesday, announcing plans to support the construction and operation of a wind farm in western Indiana. Amazon...
  • Thank Saudi price war for cheap gas

    Thank Saudi price war for cheap gas
    As the owner of a gas-guzzling, 16-year-old Dodge Ram that I use to pull a horse trailer, haul a ski boat and loan to friends who are cleaning out their basements, I like the way gasoline prices are heading. But I also know enough to understand neither...
  • Five questions for SolarCity VP Leon Keshishian

    While solar panels were once the domain of hyper-environmentalists and those seeking to go off the grid, they're beginning to go more mainstream. San Mateo, Calif.-based SolarCity, which began expanding in Maryland a few years ago, has capitalized on...
  • Obama to join Indians breathing world's dirtiest air amid climate talks in New Delhi

    When President Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi on Sunday he will join the Indian capital's masses in breathing some of the world's filthiest air. Hazy skies will serve as the backdrop to meetings with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other...
  • Obama as environmentalist

    I'm glad reporter John Fritze pointed out President Barack Obama's interest in shaping the political agenda during his State of the Union Address ("Obama sounds populist themes in State of the Union," Jan. 20). Regardless of whether we're talking...
  • Solar project for Panhandle would be Florida's largest

    Solar project for Panhandle would be Florida's largest
    A Florida Panhandle subsidiary of utility giant Southern Co. announced Thursday plans to partner with the U.S. military to build what would be the state's biggest solar project. Gulf Power, Navy and Air Force officials said their partnership would...