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Renewable Energy

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  • Seal Beach naval station plans solar panels, seeks public comment

    The Navy wants to know what the public thinks about a proposal to build a solar power system at the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station. The project, which is in the early planning stages, would involve building a photovoltaic system, or solar panels, that...
  • Solar power is the future

    Solar power is the future
    I must say I felt embarrassed as a Baltimore resident after reading your article "Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co." (Jan. 4). Solar energy is on the rise in every corner of the country — in fact, just a few days ago the...
  • Oil prices could cut into ethanol profits, but demand strong with federal biofuel mandate

    Roughly 100 grain trucks a day filled with corn continued to flow into the Green Plains ethanol plant in southwest Iowa this week — even as crude oil prices continued to collapse. Oil prices may have dipped below $50 a barrel for the first time...
  • State plan would help nuclear plants by punishing carbon-based providers

    State plan would help nuclear plants by punishing carbon-based providers
    Illinois governmental agencies Wednesday issued a report proposing ways to prop up Exelon's ailing nuclear power plants, citing the economic and environmental impact that closing those plants could have on the state. The agencies suggested programs...
  • California's bold attack on climate change

    California's bold attack on climate change
    California is moving toward its goal of generating a third of its electrical power from solar, wind and other renewable sources by 2020, as promised five years ago by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. But Gov. Jerry Brown isn't about to settle for that...
  • Texas city that went on building spree ahead of oil boom now waits for bust, budget cuts

    Just two years ago, this Texas town known mostly for its annual rattlesnake roundup seemed to be on the brink of a transformation. Expecting a huge influx of oil workers, local leaders spent tens of millions of dollars to improve the courthouse, build...
  • Transcript: Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural address

    As prepared for delivery: Members of the Legislature, the Judiciary, Constitutional Officers, the extended family of my pioneering ancestors and fellow Californians: An inauguration is always a special occasion but today it is particularly special...
  • Homer Glen thinks 'green' for new Village Hall

    Homer Glen thinks 'green' for new Village Hall
    Homer Glen should include renewable energy and other "green" initiatives when the Woodbine banquet hall/clubhouse is remodeled into a village hall, the Village Board decided last week. "Sustainability, also saving energy, lowering energy costs …...
  • Ticked off! @ meat prices

    I'm ticked off with the old geezer who apparently was in a big hurry so pulled around me in the left turn lane and almost hit me. I was waiting for the oncoming traffic to clear but I guess I wasn't fast enough for him so he decided to override me. I...
  • Libertyville schools' solar panels help teach, cut costs

    Libertyville schools' solar panels help teach, cut costs
    The gray skies that seem permanently parked over the Upper Midwest from November to March are still letting through enough solar energy to help power two school buildings in north suburban Libertyville District 70, according to district officials....
  • O'Malley aide Abigail Hopper tapped to run federal offshore energy bureau

    O'Malley aide Abigail Hopper tapped to run federal offshore energy bureau
    The chief of Maryland's Energy Administration, Abigail Ross Hopper, landed a new job Thursday, running the federal agency that oversees development of offshore oil and gas and wind energy. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Hopper's...