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Renewable Energy

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  • Who pays for solar power? Utilities, energy firms disagree

    One of the more recurring disagreements before the legislature's Energy Committee at a recent meeting centered on whether residents with solar panels are really paying for all they get from the power grid. It is called cost shifting, a phrase that echoed...
  • Nation's biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

    The biggest player in the beleaguered nuclear power industry wants a place alongside solar, wind and hydroelectric power collecting extra money for producing carbon-free electricity. Exelon Corp., operator of the largest fleet of U.S. nuclear plants,...
  • Budget-patching deal dips into various state funds

    A bipartisan agreement to plug a $1.6 billion budget hole includes more than $1.3 billion in fund transfers from a variety of sources to avert shutdowns of Illinois state programs and services. The move, signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday,...
  • Body of missing Marine pulled from St. Joseph River

    Police say the body of a missing Marine was recovered from the St. Joseph River in northern Indiana. Thirty-three-year-old Jason Holland of Mishawaka initially was reported missing from his home last October. Two Indiana Michigan Power employees...
  • I'm twentysomething, I vote, and I won't take seriously any candidate who doubts climate change

    I'm twentysomething, I vote, and I won't take seriously any candidate who doubts climate change
    I am a voter — a white, male, college-educated twentysomething voter, born in the conservative South, living in the liberal North. I was raised in a middle-class family but now occupy an economic class more concerned with finding jobs than itemizing...
  • Universities, renewable energy take hits under proposal

    House budget writers voted Thursday to keep the state university system funded at current levels and raid $50 million from the renewable energy fund to avoid $68 million in cuts — and hundreds of layoffs — in the Department of Transportation....
  • Police: Body found in St. Joseph River may be missing person

    Police say a body found floating near a hydroelectric dam in northern Indiana may be that of a person reported missing last year. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says workers were doing a routine dam inspection Wednesday afternoon when they...
  • Pines students win for science projects

    Pines students win for science projects
    A student from each of Pembroke Pines' charter middle schools won first place for science projects at the Broward County Fair, earning them a chance to compete at the state level. Kylie Fernandez, a seventh-grader at the Pembroke Pines Charter Middle...
  • The GOP quandary: How far right without falling over the edge?

    WASHINGTON The 2016 Republican presidential candidates figure that to win the party's nomination, they have to get cozy with hard-core conservatives. But to win the general election, they have to move away from that same constituency. It's a quadrennial...
  • What's Solar Really Worth? A New Report Floats Some Numbers

    HARTFORD — A report released Thursday took a first stab at countering claims from the utility industry that homes with solar panels are unfairly subsidized by traditional, non-solar ratepayers. The report concluded that power from a solar...
  • Baltimore ranks 34th in nation for installation of solar panels

    Baltimore ranks 34<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> in nation for installation of solar panels
    Baltimore ranks 34th in the nation for the installation of solar panels, according to a report released Thursday by a locally based research and policy group. Solar energy use has been rising in Maryland and across the country, according to the report...