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Renewable Energy

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CTA bus garage could be part of Fisk power plant redevelopment

    CTA bus garage could be part of Fisk power plant redevelopment
    A 60-acre site in the Pilsen neighborhood, once reviled for its smoke-belching power plant that contributed to premature deaths and asthma, could be redeveloped into a Chicago Transit Authority bus garage, park and nature walk. The mayor's office is set...
  • 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...
  • Toomey, Casey agree: Exempt waste coal power plants from pollution rules

    Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators are pushing to exempt waste coal power plants — like those in Northampton, Carbon and Schuylkill counties — from a pair of recent federal pollution rules. The proposal from Republican Pat Toomey and...
  • McAuliffe looks for solar pitches on Va. buildings

    McAuliffe looks for solar pitches on Va. buildings
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration put out the call this week, asking interested companies to suggest solar projects for state facilities. The state's not planning to sign contracts immediately. It's looking for ideas to harness the sun's power "at,...
  • 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...
  • Activists mount clean power push against political headwinds

    Activists mount clean power push against political headwinds
    Pushing against a stiff political headwind, environmental activists and their allies are urging Maryland lawmakers to double down on the state's commitment to "clean" electricity. As the General Assembly began its 90-day session in Annapolis this week,...
  • Florida cities fight offshore drilling

    Florida cities fight offshore drilling
    As more communities along Florida's Atlantic coastline dig in against offshore drilling, several civic, business and environmental leaders spoke out this week against federal plans to open ocean waters to exploration. Last summer, the Obama...
  • Oceana report: Offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling

    Oceana report: Offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling
    Twenty years from now, will Virginia's coast be dotted with oil rigs or wind turbines? Or both? As factions face off over how best to generate energy and jobs in the coming decades, the Washington-based global conservation group Oceana released a...
  • Marmion to run summer science camps with Dunham Fund grant

    Marmion Academy will offer a free three-day science camp for middle school students in the Aurora area this June thanks to a $300,000 grant from the Dunham Fund. Marmion, a Catholic high school in Aurora, announced Wednesday that it would create and...