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  • City wants tighter rules on crude oil trains

    City wants tighter rules on crude oil trains
    Warning that the frequent railroad trains loaded with crude oil passing through the Chicago area are a “serious risk to public safety,” the City Council is calling for tighter restrictions on the shipments than federal officials proposed in...
  • Google invests $145 million in Kern County solar project

    Google Inc. is investing $145 million in a solar power plant on a former oil and gas field near Bakersfield. The 82-megawatt project will feed enough power to the grid for 10,000 homes, Google said. It is expected to bring 650 jobs to Kern County....
  • Sharp considering sale of U.S. solar energy unit: Bloomberg

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Sharp Corp is looking to sell its U.S.-based solar energy development unit Recurrent Energy, Bloomberg reported on Monday, as the Japanese firm winds down its involvement in the solar industry to focus on profitable businesses. Sharp...
  • Mikulski got it right on Somerset wind turbines [Letter]

    Mikulski got it right on Somerset wind turbines [Letter]
    Congratulations to Sen. Barbara Mikulski on her stance regarding the Patuxent River Air Station and the prolonged initiative to place wind turbines in Somerset County ("Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide," Aug. 18). Senator Mikulski...
  • PPL sale of Montana plants moving forward

    PPL Montana's agreement to sell its hydroelectric facilities to NorthWestern Energy Corp. cleared a major hurdle on Thursday when the Montana Public Service Commission voted to prepare an order approving NorthWestern Energy's request to purchase the...
  • Utilities have the real power

    Martin Dyckman's Sept. 1 article is probably the best illustration of how our state and federal government works to the advantage of the rich and powerful, and to the disadvantage of the majority. Mr. Dyckman compares the widespread use of solar power...
  • France builds stealth wind turbines to avoid radar interference

    PARIS (Reuters) - France is building the world's first wind farm with turbine blades designed to minimize interference with radar systems, using technology partially inspired by stealth warplanes. EDF Energies Nouvelles, the renewables unit of state-...
  • Hartford Landfill, Now A Field For Solar Power

    Hartford Landfill, Now A Field For Solar Power
    HARTFORD — The top of the former Hartford Landfill is now home to nearly 4,000 solar panels. Fifty-two rows of solar panels are collecting direct current to be transformed into as much as 1 megawatt of electricity — enough energy to power up...
  • $52M grant will help energy conservation, promote local investment

    $52M grant will help energy conservation, promote local investment
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will use $52 million from a state grant to bolster Baltimore's energy conservation efforts, including improving education and outreach efforts. The goal of the Baltimore Energy Initiative, announced this week by the mayor'...
  • Some fund managers take shine to pricey solar stocks

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Some notable fund managers are betting on solar energy shares, expecting a wave of industry consolidation and lower costs to pay off for the notoriously volatile industry. The optimists, a mix of specialized environmental managers...
  • Southcom shows off new disaster relief technology

    MIAMI U.S. military officials on Wednesday rolled out the latest gizmos to help the Americas with communication during disasters. The drone buzzed over the rows of people watching from the ground, their necks craning to keep sight of the machine, no...