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Renewable Energy

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  • Legislation roundup: Gov. McAuliffe approves these business-related bills

    Legislation roundup: Gov. McAuliffe approves these business-related bills
    Lawmakers offered up some bills that affect local businesses this past General Assembly session. Here's a closer look at some interesting ones approved by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Ridesharing: House Bill 1662/Senate Bill 1025 establishes regulations for...
  • 'Solarize' campaign's live installation welcomes questions

    When Matt Holland had his house built, he had the roof pitched so it would capture the maximum amount of solar rays. "I knew at some point I would get solar power," he said on Saturday, April 11, as workers installed 60 solar panels on his roof. "I...
  • Herbal Remedies: Thinking beyond brownies when cooking with cannabis

    Herbal Remedies: Thinking beyond brownies when cooking with cannabis
    Cooking with cannabis has always been part of weed culture, and there’s no shortage of resources, recipes, and forums, especially in recent years with marijuana reform becoming a reality. Most folks with an even passing acquaintance with the plant...
  • Paper towels, toilet tissue latest uses for wheat straw

    A company plans to roll out a new line of tissues and paper towels this month that incorporates wheat straw and bamboo, which it hopes will provide a rapidly renewable and environmentally friendly source of fiber for its products while giving farmers a...
  • Renovated Quakertown High School may provide solar power for purchase

    Renovated Quakertown High School may provide solar power for purchase
    Quakertown Community School District may add solar panels to the high school to cut its electric bills. At its meeting Thursday night, the school board voted 5-3 to negotiate a power purchase agreement with Moore Energy of Southampton, Bucks County. As...
  • Vermont taking breather from wind power, but more to come

    A few years back, large-scale wind projects dominated the renewable energy discussion in Vermont as vocal opponents decried the destruction of pristine mountaintops and the details of construction plans grabbed headlines. But the commotion has died down,...
  • Richard Post, energy scientist and prolific inventor, dies at 96

    One night during World War II, Richard Post, a civilian scientist for the Navy, was summoned from his bunk in Hawaii by the legendary Adm. Chester Nimitz. The mission: Go immediately to Guam and help upgrade U.S. submarine sonar systems and train...
  • Prominent energy scientist dies in California at 96

    Richard Post, a prominent scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory who researched how to store renewable energy, has died. He was 96. Post died Tuesday in Walnut Creek after a sudden illness, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday (http://...
  • Baltimore residents form solar energy co-op

    Baltimore residents form solar energy co-op
    Mark Parker has installed extra insulation in the attic of his Highlandtown house to conserve on utilities, planted vegetables in the backyard, swapped in low-flow shower heads, and even uses a special balloon in the tank of his toilet to ensure less...
  • Brevini pays $375K to Delaware County for unmet jobs

    An Italian wind turbine maker will pay a central Indiana county $375,000 for failing to meet a goal of hiring 200 workers by the end of 2014. Delaware County commissioners and Brevini Wind confirmed the payment Tuesday. The Star Press reports (http://...
  • Using renewable energy benefits everyone

    PPL seeks a $168 million rate hike — quite an increase. Yet, it is a perfect reason and time to change electric suppliers to one that uses only Pennsylvania-generated renewable energy. Using PAPowerSwitch this way gives me an opportunity to do a...