| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:07 AM
CANTON — Town officials have suspended negotiations with a company they were hoping to partner with on an ambitious hydropower project at the dam in Collinsville and have turned to another firm that expressed interest in the project.
The board of...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:01 AM
TALLAHASSEE — State regulators have approved a program that will allow Florida Power & Light customers to voluntarily chip in $9 a month to help pay for solar-energy projects, despite opposition from two groups that work to expand the use of solar...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
While debate rages on about the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan aimed at reducing greenhouse gas pollution from existing U.S. power plants, it's important to take a look at what is already working around the country from the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Florida Power & Light Co. will seek approval Tuesday for a pilot program to build small solar arrays in select cities such as Fort Lauderdale, with funding from customers who choose to donate.
Solar advocacy groups reject the plan. They say donors...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor seeking the Democratic nomination to run for his old job, visited the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday, where he was interviewed by editorial writers and reporters.
As he has all through the campaign, Crist...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:09 PM
We're numbers guys. Climate science is all about observations and data. They reveal the past and help us plan the future. In meteorology, observations and data are the backbone of forecasts and statistics are the vertebrae of narratives. We're also fans...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:06 PM
By Philip Bump
During his news conference on Friday, President Barack Obama made a strong assertion about the CIA's behavior under his predecessor. The United States, he said, had tortured some "folks." The contrast between the act and the description of...
| Aug 8, 2014
A SolarFest will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Flamig Farm, 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury. Talk with experts on solar, geothermal and wind energy. Tour a live solar photovoltaic and solar thermal facility. Go...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Boeing Co. is teaming with South African Airways and Dutch aviation biofuels company SkyNRG to develop jet fuel from a new type of tobacco plant.
The companies announced Wednesday the effort to develop the aviation biofuel, which they said would...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States.
But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:17 PM
The rising death toll from a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in southwestern China's Yunnan province is putting the spotlight on the poor quality of construction in the rugged, mountainous terrain.
By late Monday, 398 people were reported dead and 1,891...