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Renewable Energy

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  • Florida cities fight offshore drilling

    Florida cities fight offshore drilling
    As more communities along Florida's Atlantic coastline dig in against offshore drilling, several civic, business and environmental leaders spoke out this week against federal plans to open ocean waters to exploration. Last summer, the Obama...
  • Oceana report: Offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling

    Oceana report: Offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling
    Twenty years from now, will Virginia's coast be dotted with oil rigs or wind turbines? Or both? As factions face off over how best to generate energy and jobs in the coming decades, the Washington-based global conservation group Oceana released a...
  • Obama's move to cut methane emissions may hinge on the economy

    As President Obama tries to build an enduring legacy on climate change, he is finding that the biggest obstacle in his path may not be his many critics in Congress or lawsuits from oil companies but the precarious state of the economy. That much was...
  • Toomey, Casey agree: Exempt waste coal power plants from pollution rules

    Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators are pushing to exempt waste coal power plants — like those in Northampton, Carbon and Schuylkill counties — from a pair of recent federal pollution rules. The proposal from Republican Pat Toomey and...
  • Georgia Tech, Clemson get behind UCF-led manufacturing project

    Georgia Tech, Clemson get behind UCF-led manufacturing project
    Five key research universities have signed up to support a project spearheaded by University of Central Florida aimed at getting a $110 million federal photonics contract that would be centered in Osceola County. The consortium of universities...
  • California first in US to break ground on bullet train, aiming to link a cleaner-energy state

    California broke ground Tuesday on its $68 billion high-speed rail system, promising to combat global warming while whisking travelers between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours. The bullet train project, the first in the nation to...
  • Utilities Terminate Contracts For $2.5B Cape Wind Project

    Utilities Terminate Contracts For $2.5B Cape Wind Project
    BOSTON — Supporters and detractors of the proposed $2.5 billion wind farm in Cape Cod waters say the project is in peril now that National Grid and NStar, a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities, have decided to terminate their contracts to buy power...
  • School emphasizes conservation

    School emphasizes conservation
    Welleby Elementary School students got in the holiday spirit and learned a lesson in conservation with a recycled ornament contest. Students took time at home to create their unique entries, which were hung at the Sunrise school's new solar gazebo....
  • Gov. Brown's renewable energy plan could boost solar, wind industries

    Gov. Brown's renewable energy plan could boost solar, wind industries
    Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal this week to significantly boost the amount of energy California derives from renewable sources could reinvigorate the state's utility-scale solar and wind industries, as well as launch another land rush in the Mojave Desert....
  • Trains plus crude oil equals trouble along the tracks

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. �� Every day, strings of black tank cars filled with crude oil roll slowly across a long wooden railroad bridge over the Black Warrior River. The 116-year-old bridge is a landmark in this city of 95,000 people, home to...
  • Communities work to slow expansion of crude oil moved by rail

    AURORA, Ill. Mayor Tom Weisner can't stop the crude-oil trains from moving through his city on two railroads, but he's doing what he can to make sure they do so as safely as possible. From his downtown office window, every day Weisner can see four to...