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Renewable Energy

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  • Japan uses climate cash for coal plants in India, Bangladesh

    Despite mounting protests, Japan continues to finance the building of coal-fired power plants with money earmarked for fighting climate change, with two new projects underway in India and Bangladesh, The Associated Press has found. The AP reported in...
  • Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII

    Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII
    To the editor: When the U.S. entered World War II, the nation united. From industries manufacturing war materiel, to families rationing their provisions, to the media whipping up the fervor necessary to achieve a total economic transformation, every...
  • Help boost residential solar energy by pricing it fairly

    Help boost residential solar energy by pricing it fairly
    Advocates of residential solar power see a technology that reduces carbon emissions and saves people money. Opponents see something that benefits only those homeowners with high credit scores and the right kind of rooftops, at the expense of everyone...
  • Plainfield Biomass Plant Changes Hands Again

    Plainfield Biomass Plant Changes Hands Again
    Leidos Inc. is selling its Plainfield wood-fired power plant to Greenleaf Power, a Sacramento company that is buying biomass plants across North America. Greenleaf Power announced Wednesday it has agreed to buy the 37.5-megawatt power plant in a deal...
  • Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters

    Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters
    Virginia is the first state in the country to secure a wind energy research lease to build and operate turbines in federal waters, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday. The agreement with the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will...
  • Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?

    Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?
    Ted Cruz looked out over a sprawling audience of Iowa farmers and agri-business leaders, people who rely on federal subsidies of ethanol, and the man who would be president stuck it to them. "I know you'd like me to say I'm for the renewable fuel...
  • Solar Pilots, Fixed Fees And Pipelines: 8 Bills That Left The Energy Committee

    Solar Pilots, Fixed Fees And Pipelines: 8 Bills That Left The Energy Committee
    HARTFORD — The energy and technology committee on Tuesday approved a pack of new legislation aimed at addressing problems with electricity prices and growing clean energy, especially solar, in the state. Of the dozens of proposals raised for...
  • US issues wind energy research lease off Virginia coast

    The government has given the green light for a project off Virginia's coast to test the waters for wind generation. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Tuesday that it has issued a lease to Virginia in federal waters for two wind turbines....
  • Highland Park opts for green power with Integrys

    The City of Highland Park has chosen "green energy" at a slightly higher cost for the city's electric consumers as it prepares to enter into a two-year contract with Integrys Energy Systems. Heeding citizens' calls for a pro-environmental stand to...
  • Q&A: How can California handle the challenges of renewable energy?

    Q&A: How can California handle the challenges of renewable energy?
    Gov. Jerry Brown and his allies in the Legislature want California to generate half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, an increase from the target of one-third by 2020. However, making sure all that clean energy can be used when needed...
  • California's push for clean energy has a problem: no place to store it

    California's push for clean energy has a problem: no place to store it
    On a quiet Sunday morning last April, power plants were pumping far more energy into California's electricity grid than residents needed for their refrigerators, microwaves and television sets. So officials made an odd request in a state that prides...