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Renewable Energy

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  • Siemens to build All Aboard Florida trains

    Siemens to build All Aboard Florida trains
    Siemens announced Thursday that All Aboard Florida has selected it to build locomotives and passenger coaches for the planned rail line from Orlando to Miami. The trains will be built for maximum speed of 125 mph and will be assembled at Siemens’...
  • 3,360 miles of forest cleared in Brazilian Amazon in 2013

    3,360 miles of forest cleared in Brazilian Amazon in 2013
    The destruction of the world's largest rainforest accelerated last year with a 29 percent spike in deforestation, according to final figures released by the Brazilian government on Wednesday that confirmed a reversal in gains seen since 2009....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • From the Boathouse: Not the worst of winter in SoCal

    Ahoy! It might be time to winterize your condo on the water! Beautiful boating weather and sea conditions continue along our coast, sans the recent hurricane-generated swells, and on the numerous lakes in Southern California this fall. Many boaters will...
  • Malloy Cites Energy, Environmental Record To Boost Reelection Bid

    HARTFORD – Trailing his GOP opponent in the latest polls, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy Friday sought to use his record on energy and the environment to give his reelection chances a boost. Malloy's campaign put out a long list of accomplishments...
  • UC regents support renewable energy but not coal and oil divestment

    UC regents support renewable energy but not coal and oil divestment
    A UC regents committee decided Wednesday not to sell off stocks and holdings in oil, coal and natural gas from the university’s $91-billion endowment and retirement funds but moved to have environmental and social issues more deeply influence...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 14 Teen event BBYO in Howard County hosts a Family Picnic and Parent Information Session from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Park, pavilions E and F in Ellicott City. Jewish teens from across the county are invited to celebrate the...
  • Wind power opponents seek repeal of tax credit

    FOREST, Wis. When wind-power developers prospected the rolling hills around this small dairy town, they found plenty of gusty sites for turbines. In 2011, they proposed a $250 million project with up to 44 turbines that could produce enough energy to...
  • Are birds the canaries in the climate-change coal mine?

    To the editor: It's encouraging to see the National Audubon Society studying the effects that climate change might have on birds. Groups such as this often protest renewable energy projects like utility-scale solar and wind farms out of concern for...
  • A persuasive case for saving the Salton Sea, California's biggest lake

    A persuasive case for saving the Salton Sea, California's biggest lake
    Even in its reduced and unlovely circumstances, the Salton Sea is the biggest lake in California. It may also pose the biggest quandary for the Southern California ecosystem. Its champions declare that California needs to spend several billion dollars now...