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Renewable Energy

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  • Car noise, solar energy and golf carts: Letters

    Car noise, solar energy and golf carts: Letters
    Protection from noise I am tired of hearing the political tool that propounds fewer governmental regulations. The simple fact is that regulations are introduced solely to protect the citizens of this country, and their inalienable rights. Take,...
  • Why rooftop solar users should pay to maintain the grid

    To the editor: Evan Gillespie fails to point out some important reasons the California Public Utilities Commission might rework a rate structure that he says protects those who use the least amount of energy. ("PUC may short-circuit California's fair,...
  • Jean's Hot List: Ten fun facts about the Indianapolis 500

    The Jean Knows Cars Staff JeanKnowsCars.com Have you ever been to the Indy 500? That's OK; watching it on TV is good, even if not quite the same as being in the middle of the action. The 99th running of the legendary race happens Sunday and will air...
  • Maryland embraces solar power

    Maryland embraces solar power
    For too long, solar energy has primarily been available to Maryland residents who live in single-family homes with maximum sun exposure who can afford to pay for the installation of solar panels on their sloped roofs. Thanks to two bills passed by the...
  • Shift to clean energy helps Florida's low-income citizens: New Voices

    Shift to clean energy helps Florida's low-income citizens: New Voices
    If business as usual continues, climate change will destroy the lives of millions of Floridians as sea levels rise and put coastal cities like Miami under water. And while some of our leaders prefer to stick their heads in the sand, a growing number of...
  • Emanuel waiting for Springfield smoke to clear on budget

     Emanuel waiting for Springfield smoke to clear on budget
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said the new City Council and his administration would hold off on considering how to raise money to plug massive budget and pension holes. Before having those tough talks on which taxes and fees the city should raise,...
  • Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement

    Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement
    THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you! Thank you very much.  Everybody, please have a seat.  Class of 2015 -- ahoy! AUDIENCE:  Ahoy!  THE PRESIDENT:  There are now fewer days to go until the Class of 2015 graduates than -- never mind.  There are now zero days...
  • Solar Industry, Towns Battle Over Local Rooftop Panel Rules

    Solar Industry, Towns Battle Over Local Rooftop Panel Rules
    HARTFORD — Efforts to encourage more residential rooftop solar panels in Connecticut are being slowed by a cumbersome permitting process at the local level, the industry says. Towns and cities say that more rules will cost money. From these two...
  • Ald. Burke's lobbying bonanza ethanol bill is spared under council 'kill ordinance'

    Ald. Burke's lobbying bonanza ethanol bill is spared under council 'kill ordinance'
    A powerful alderman's controversial push to require most Chicago gas stations to offer fuel with higher levels of ethanol is still alive after the newly seated City Council on Wednesday exempted the measure from a routine housecleaning that wiped out most...
  • Department of Energy: Taller turbines would bring wind energy to Florida

    Department of Energy: Taller turbines would bring wind energy to Florida
    Long dismissed as a wasteland by wind-energy producers, it turns out Florida does have enough breeze to generate lots of electricity — but it will take some reaching to get it, according to new federal findings. The U.S. Department of Energy...
  • Destroying the desert for 'green' energy

    To the editor: Industrial-scale wind farms have the significant environmental impact of killing thousands of birds every year. They mar the vast vistas and scenic views that draw tourists who visit our deserts from the world over. ("An unnecessary delay...