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Renewable Energy

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  • Dominion puts on hold offshore Va. wind test turbines

    Two test wind turbines that were to rise off Virginia Beach are being put on hold by Dominion Virginia Power. A spokesman for the utility tells The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1d5GY6k ) the project is too costly, with an estimated price tag of between...
  • First GREEN Bank renews solar energy grant program

    First GREEN Bank renews solar energy grant program
    A Mount Dora bank that promotes environmental causes will provide grants totaling up to $20,000 to area residents who plan to convert to solar power. The grants from First Green Bank will go to people and businesses who want to install solar panels or...
  • US judge: Riverbed property rights next in Alcoa dams fight

    A federal judge ruled this week that boats could not navigate North Carolina's second-largest river system at the time of American independence, a decision that helps Alcoa Inc. as it tries to prove it owns the riverbed on which some valuable...
  • Competing budget plans show depth of legislative differences

    The Minnesota House and Senate went their separate ways Wednesday with expansive bills covering economic development, energy regulation and broadband Internet access programs, offering a glimpse of the gulf they'll have to bridge on those items and the...
  • Governor signs solar energy, 'green jobs' measures on Earth Day

    Governor signs solar energy, 'green jobs' measures on Earth Day
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe and other state leaders marked Earth Day on Wednesday by signing into law six measures designed to help advance solar energy and energy efficiency in the state and extend a tax credit for green jobs. The legislation was touted by...
  • Judge peers to US independence as NC fights Alcoa dams title

    Letters from an American Revolutionary general, complaints from North Carolina settlers and efforts to lobby 18th century legislators were introduced as evidence Tuesday as a federal judge took up a case about who owns the riverbed under four dams. U.S....
  • 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...
  • Green energy job growth outpaces losses in coal industry

    WASHINGTON Far more jobs have been created in wind and solar businesses in recent years than lost in the collapse of the coal industry, and renewable-energy companies expect record growth in the United States this year. "I started this company in 2009...
  • Dog parks in St. Pete now offer solar power charging areas

    Four dog parks in St. Petersburg will offer people something more than a place to play fetch. The city has installed solar powered stations for cellphone and electronics charging. It's a move by the city to become greener. Mayor Rick Kriseman says the...
  • Correction: Obama Surprise story

    In a story April 8 about a Utah man's meeting with President Barack Obama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the company the man works for. The company's name is Vivint Solar, not Vivant Solar. A corrected version of the story is...
  • Save money with solar energy

    Save money with solar energy
    Regarding your recent report "Baltimore residents form solar energy co-op" (April 11) there has been an important development for solar energy in Maryland. This month the General Assembly passed a bill championed by Sen. Victor Ramirez and Del. Luke...