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Renewable Energy

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  • Obama orders 40% reduction in carbon emissions by US agencies

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama ordered the federal government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels over the next 10 years by shifting to renewable energy sources such as solar power. The executive order signed by Obama...
  • Scott Walker's consultant debacle says plenty about the fight for Iowa

    WASHINGTON Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's hiring of Liz Mair, a respected Republican political strategist and pundit, was problematic from the start. On Monday evening, just hours after CNN reported that she'd joined the team, conservatives and pesky...
  • Are Residents With Solar Panels 'Makers' Or 'Takers'?

    Are Residents With Solar Panels 'Makers' Or 'Takers'?
    HARTFORD — One of the more recurring disagreements before the legislature's energy committee Tuesday centered on whether residents with solar panels are really paying for all they get from the power grid. It is called cost shifting, a phrase...
  • Rocky Hill Signs Deal For Solar Energy Generation

    ROCKY HILL — The sun could soon provide 90 percent of the energy needed in town-owned buildings and schools under a lease-purchase agreement negotiated with SolarCity Corp. The town has agreed to lease about one quarter of its undeveloped...
  • Biodiesel advocates want heating oil standard in NY

    A coalition of environmental groups and renewable energy advocates want New York to require all heating oil sold in the state to include at least 2 percent biodiesel. The proposal passed the Assembly's Committee on Environmental Conservation Tuesday. Its...
  • State Report: Air Quality Up, But Other Problems Remain

    State Report: Air Quality Up, But Other Problems Remain
    HARTFORD — Connecticut's air quality last year was the best in decades, according to the state's official environmental watchdog group, but we're not doing so well on preserving open space or protecting bats and turtles. The Council on...
  • Report: Energy companies, big banks reap big federal assistance

    WASHINGTON Energy companies and financial firms have received the lion's share of federal assistance to corporations since 2000, according to a new report from a watchdog group. Big banks and Wall Street firms that took advantage of the bailout following...
  • Egypt basks in world support at investor conference

    Egypt's president claimed broad support from the international community for his vision of the future on Sunday, in a boisterous speech to an investor conference that saw billions pledged to boost an economy left battered by four years of turmoil...
  • Proposed wind farm change might help endangered birds

    A company that for years has been planning a wind turbine farm in an area of southeastern North Dakota where endangered birds nest and fly over is proposing changes that might help reduce potential harm. The proposed move to fewer and larger turbines...
  • Renewable energy tech firm to locate in Greensville County

    A developer of renewable energy projects and technologies is planning to relocate its headquarters and open a manufacturing operation in Greensville County, creating 113 jobs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Monday that 510nano Inc. is set to invest $11...
  • Northeast Solar Groups Unite For Policy Push

    The solar industry in the Northeast has found its voice. Solar business representatives from nine states have formed a coalition with two universities to push for uniform clean energy policies. "There's too many instances of reinventing the wheel at the...