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Renewable Energy

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  • N.E. Governors Change Course On Paying For Energy Projects

    N.E. Governors Change Course On Paying For Energy Projects
    HARTFORD — The five New England governors at a closed-door energy meeting Thursday updated their agreement to pursue major investments in natural gas pipelines and transmission wires. Investments in the billions of dollars are needed, they say, to...
  • Feds move to speed approval for Great Plains wind projects

    Federal officials are moving to speed up their review of wind power projects across the Upper Great Plains in anticipation that the industry will continue growing, a situation that's alarmed wildlife advocates who say many bird and bat species are being...
  • Dominion puts on hold offshore Va. wind test turbines

    Two test wind turbines that were to rise off Virginia Beach are being put on hold by Dominion Virginia Power. A spokesman for the utility tells The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1d5GY6k ) the project is too costly, with an estimated price tag of between...
  • First GREEN Bank renews solar energy grant program

    First GREEN Bank renews solar energy grant program
    A Mount Dora bank that promotes environmental causes will provide grants totaling up to $20,000 to area residents who plan to convert to solar power. The grants from First Green Bank will go to people and businesses who want to install solar panels or...
  • US judge: Riverbed property rights next in Alcoa dams fight

    A federal judge ruled this week that boats could not navigate North Carolina's second-largest river system at the time of American independence, a decision that helps Alcoa Inc. as it tries to prove it owns the riverbed on which some valuable...
  • Competing budget plans show depth of legislative differences

    The Minnesota House and Senate went their separate ways Wednesday with expansive bills covering economic development, energy regulation and broadband Internet access programs, offering a glimpse of the gulf they'll have to bridge on those items and the...
  • Governor signs solar energy, 'green jobs' measures on Earth Day

    Governor signs solar energy, 'green jobs' measures on Earth Day
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe and other state leaders marked Earth Day on Wednesday by signing into law six measures designed to help advance solar energy and energy efficiency in the state and extend a tax credit for green jobs. The legislation was touted by...
  • Judge peers to US independence as NC fights Alcoa dams title

    Letters from an American Revolutionary general, complaints from North Carolina settlers and efforts to lobby 18th century legislators were introduced as evidence Tuesday as a federal judge took up a case about who owns the riverbed under four dams. U.S....
  • Tri-Rail's Pompano station going green

    Tri-Rail's Pompano station going green
    Q: What's the status of Tri-Rail's Pompano Beach station, which was being reconstructed as a "green" station. I was wondering how much Tri-Rail plans to save each year by going solar at this stop. Brad Temple, Fort Lauderdale A: Tri-Rail's governing...
  • Green energy job growth outpaces losses in coal industry

    WASHINGTON Far more jobs have been created in wind and solar businesses in recent years than lost in the collapse of the coal industry, and renewable-energy companies expect record growth in the United States this year. "I started this company in 2009...
  • Dog parks in St. Pete now offer solar power charging areas

    Four dog parks in St. Petersburg will offer people something more than a place to play fetch. The city has installed solar powered stations for cellphone and electronics charging. It's a move by the city to become greener. Mayor Rick Kriseman says the...