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Renewable Energy

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  • FPL proposes a new solar pilot program

    Florida Power & Light Co. on Wednesday proposed a pilot program that would build community solar energy projects — some with panels spanning the size of half a football field — in select cities including Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach....
  • Avon Officials To Discuss Solar Power Project On Wednesday

    AVON — A proposal to put solar panels on two school buildings will be discussed when the town council and the board of education meet on Wednesday night. The solar power program that the town would participate in is overseen by the state. Local...
  • Truth about corn ethanol and Big Oil: My Word

    David Mica wrote on behalf of his powerful employer, Big Oil, in his contribution to the Orlando Sentinel's Front Burner, "Biofuel requirement fuels debate," on Friday. It was an expert job of fact manipulation and scare tactics. Yes, food prices have...
  • Hoyer, O'Malley administration spar over Eastern Shore wind project

    Hoyer, O'Malley administration spar over Eastern Shore wind project
    In a duel of sorts between two of Maryland's top Democrats, U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer went to Annapolis Tuesday to press for legislation opposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley that Southern Maryland officials insist is needed to protect their region's prized naval...
  • Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]

    Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]
    If you work in Maryland, you have good reason to be concerned about climate change and to be in favor of more clean energy like land-based wind power. Unfortunately, a bill moving in Annapolis right now would severely handicap Maryland's ability to pursue...
  • 'Nanobionics' aims to give plants superpowers

    'Nanobionics' aims to give plants superpowers
    Plants are an engineering marvel of nature. Fueled by sunlight, they recycle our carbon dioxide waste into fresh oxygen for us to breathe. Plus, they make the world prettier. But, with a little help from us humans, can they be coaxed to do even more?...
  • As fracking soars, gas terminal poised for about-face from imports to exports

    COVE POINT, Md. The natural gas pipes on Dominion's Cove Point property begin on a pier in the Chesapeake Bay. They then descend underground and run for more than a mile behind the walls of a dimly lit tunnel for foot-brake bicycles that workers use to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rocky Hill Receives $10,000 Bright Idea Grant For Energy Efficiency Efforts

    Twenty-three Connecticut municipalities were recognized Monday during a ceremony at the State Capitol for their participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes cities and towns to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bristol Receives $15,000 Bright Idea Grant For Energy Efficiency Efforts

    Twenty-three Connecticut municipalities were recognized today during a ceremony at the State Capitol for their participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes cities and towns to...
  • Assembly enters final week with tough issues pending

    Assembly enters final week with tough issues pending
    As the General Assembly enters the final week of its 90-day session, lawmakers have fewer issues coming down to the wire than in a typical year — but some that remain are very thorny indeed. A proposal to raise the minimum wage, Gov. Martin O'...
  • FPL solar dimmed by clouds but still has glimmer of potential

    The most ambitious solar plant in Florida has 190,000 mirrors that reflect sunlight onto tubes filled with 1.2 million gallons of oil-like fluid that heats to a blistering 740 degrees. Built by Florida Power & Light Co., the plant is a complex and...