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Renewable Energy

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  • Report urges Virginia to regional approach to climate change

    Report urges Virginia to regional approach to climate change
    Go green. Get efficient. Grow smart. And, where necessary, retreat. That's the nut of the latest report on the impact of climate change on Hampton Roads released Wednesday by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. "Safe Coast Virginia: Climate...
  • Hopkins, local developer seek to make cooking safer for rural communities

    Hopkins, local developer seek to make cooking safer for rural communities
    Around 3 billion people worldwide cook in their homes over fires fueled by everything from wood and eucalyptus leaves to dried cow dung and quinoa and every year, the World Health Organization estimates, 4 million people die because of the smoke. The...
  • Chicago unveils new rooftop solar discount program

    Chicago unveils new rooftop solar discount program
    Chicago is offering rooftop solar panel installations through the summer at 25 percent below market rates through a partnership with non-profit Vote Solar. The idea, announced Wednesday, is to jumpstart solar installations in the city, according to...
  • Global warming requires more frequent rethink of 'normal' weather: U.N.

    OSLO (Reuters) - The baseline for "normal" weather used by everyone from farmers to governments to plan ahead needs to be updated more frequently to account for the big shifts caused by global warming, the U.N.'s World Meteorological Organization said...
  • Stafford eyes energy-saving plan

    In May, the first selectman, town engineer and Stafford Energy Advisory Committee (SEAC) jointly recommended to the Board of Finance a capital projects plan for Stafford High School, Stafford Elementary School and Stafford Middle School that is...
  • Obama-era trade law survives Chinese appeal at WTO

    GENEVA (Reuters) - China failed to overturn a U.S. law targeting unfair trade subsidies on Monday, when the World Trade Organization's Appellate Body said it did not have enough information to uphold China's appeal against an earlier WTO ruling. China...
  • Error In Bill Put Solar Industry On Its Heels

    Error In Bill Put Solar Industry On Its Heels
    HARTFORD — In all, it took five numbers and one letter to nearly tank much of the residential solar industry in Connecticut. The legislative reference, buried in a bill designed only to make minor and technical changes, was neither minor nor...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 7/11 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    8 a.m. NBA: Orlando Summer League: Fifth-place game, then third-place game at 10, championship game at noon and fifth-place game at 2 p.m.--NBA TV 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 7 (Epernay to Nancy).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Golf: Women’s British...
  • IBM signs up to help fight China's war on smog

    BEIJING (Reuters) - IBM Corp has signed an agreement with the city of Beijing to use advanced weather forecasting and cloud computing technologies to help tackle the Chinese capital's persistent smog. After a series of pollution scares and scandals,...
  • Is volatile fuel used in racing cars a new power source for ships?

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Methanol, a fuel used to power light aircraft and racing cars, is being tried out as alternative for ships, highlighting its potential in an industry under pressure to cut emissions. From next year, shipping firms will have to cut...
  • NextEra Energy focusing on wind, sun projects outside Florida

    The parent company of Florida Power & Light has just spun off a new company for big sun- and wind-energy projects, but don't expect any of those ventures in South Florida soon. The NextEra Energy Group already ranks as the largest producer of wind and...