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Renewable Energy

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  • USAID is incubating start-ups to tackle poverty problems

    With his nifty PowerPoint slides and carefully crafted pitch, Yashraj Khaitan might be mistaken for any other fast-talking, code-savvy Bay Area millennial boasting that he has hit on the idea to solve a vexing world problem. Yet, in Khaitan's case, some...
  • Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's election....
  • Close potential loophole on rail tank cars, suburbs urged

    Close potential loophole on rail tank cars, suburbs urged
    Chicago area communities must act soon to demand the federal government tighten proposed regulations on railroad tank cars that carry crude oil and other hazardous materials, a coalition of suburbs says. Federal regulators especially need to close a...
  • From the Boathouse: Not the worst of winter in SoCal

    Ahoy! It might be time to winterize your condo on the water! Beautiful boating weather and sea conditions continue along our coast, sans the recent hurricane-generated swells, and on the numerous lakes in Southern California this fall. Many boaters will...
  • Malloy Cites Energy, Environmental Record To Boost Reelection Bid

    HARTFORD – Trailing his GOP opponent in the latest polls, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy Friday sought to use his record on energy and the environment to give his reelection chances a boost. Malloy's campaign put out a long list of accomplishments...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 14 Teen event BBYO in Howard County hosts a Family Picnic and Parent Information Session from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Park, pavilions E and F in Ellicott City. Jewish teens from across the county are invited to celebrate the...
  • White House playing politics with biofuel policy, oil group says

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The American Petroleum Institute on Thursday accused the White House of attempting to use 2014 biofuel targets to influence a tight U.S. Senate race, saying that the Obama administration was putting politics ahead of consumer needs....
  • Wind power opponents seek repeal of tax credit

    FOREST, Wis. When wind-power developers prospected the rolling hills around this small dairy town, they found plenty of gusty sites for turbines. In 2011, they proposed a $250 million project with up to 44 turbines that could produce enough energy to...
  • Siemens to build All Aboard Florida trains

    Siemens to build All Aboard Florida trains
    Siemens announced Thursday that All Aboard Florida has selected it to build locomotives and passenger coaches for the planned rail line from Orlando to Miami. The trains will be built for maximum speed of 125 mph and will be assembled at Siemens’...
  • Are birds the canaries in the climate-change coal mine?

    To the editor: It's encouraging to see the National Audubon Society studying the effects that climate change might have on birds. Groups such as this often protest renewable energy projects like utility-scale solar and wind farms out of concern for...
  • 3,360 miles of forest cleared in Brazilian Amazon in 2013

    3,360 miles of forest cleared in Brazilian Amazon in 2013
    The destruction of the world's largest rainforest accelerated last year with a 29 percent spike in deforestation, according to final figures released by the Brazilian government on Wednesday that confirmed a reversal in gains seen since 2009....