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Renewable Energy

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  • Reaping benefits of clean power will require sacrifice

    Reaping benefits of clean power will require sacrifice
    Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping reached an "historic" agreement last week to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. According to the deal, the U.S. will cut carbon production by more than a quarter by 2025 and the Chinese vow to peak emissions and...
  • Regulators to vote Tuesday on energy-efficiency targets for utilities

    Regulators to vote Tuesday on energy-efficiency targets for utilities
    Florida will fall further behind other states in energy efficiency, losing out on jobs and business, if regulators let utilities set only modest energy-savings targets for the next five years, a coalition of environmentalists, entrepreneurs and elected...
  • Don't end rebates for solar panels

    Don't end rebates for solar panels
    Florida's utilities should not get yet another favor from the state's supposed energy regulators. Today, the Florida Public Service will decide whether to essentially abandon making conservation, efficiency and renewable alternatives part of energy...
  • White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels

    White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels
    As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House. Yielding to...
  • Would ethanol help the environment? Obama administration can't decide

    Would ethanol help the environment? Obama administration can't decide
    As President Obama looks to take legacy-defining actions while facing a hostile Congress, one of his more challenging decisions involves what goes into the fuel tanks of America’s cars. For months, the administration has dismayed innovators and...
  • Solar energy, minimum wage, and Bondi: Letters

    Solar energy easy I enjoyed the discussion of green energy in Friday's Sentinel (The Front Burner: "Green-energy: Near-term answer?"). Guest writers W. Tandy Grubbs and Isaac Orr missed one important point: In Florida, it is easy to heat all the water a...
  • Keystone XL is an outdated technology for meeting tomorrow's needs

    Keystone XL is an outdated technology for meeting tomorrow's needs
    It makes no sense to invest billions of dollars in a dead-end technology like the Keystone XL pipeline, which will be obsolete and of ever-declining value over the next dozen years as we burn up yet more of our dwindling fossil fuel reserves ("Keystone...
  • OUC plans to add 2nd solar garden to crank out more power in 2015

    OUC plans to add 2nd solar garden to crank out more power in 2015
    As Orlando's year-old solar garden cranks out electricity for nearly 40 subscribing residents, the city's utility is taking reservations for another such array of panels that could be twice as big in its power output. Orlando Utilities Commission has...
  • BLM rejectes application for Silurian Valley energy project

    BLM rejectes application for Silurian Valley energy project
    The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday denied a Spanish company's application to build a controversial renewable energy facility in the Mojave Desert's remote Silurian Valley, deciding the sprawling project “would not be in the public interest.&...
  • Feds reject renewable energy project in Silurian Valley

    Feds reject renewable energy project in Silurian Valley
    Saying the project “would not be in the public interest,” the Bureau of Land Management on Thursday denied a Spanish company's  application for a controversial wind and solar farm in the Silurian Valley. The closely watched decision is...
  • Alternative options not quite ready to shine on prime time: Front Burner

    The short answer to the question, "Can alternative energy replace fossil fuels?" is yes. Someday, alternative sources will replace fossil fuels as our primary sources of energy, but that day is not today, and it is unlikely to happen any time in the...