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Renewable Energy

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  • Why Germany outshines Florida on solar energy

    In Germany two weeks ago, we were impressed by the multitude of solar arrays along the Autobahn. They perched on the rooftops of homes, apartment buildings, barns, offices, shops, storage sheds and garages. They were in cornfields and pastures — any...
  • Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?

     Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?
    When Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors announced plans to build a $5-billion battery "gigafactory," it listed four states as possible homes — none of them California. Since then, feverish wooing by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration and some state...
  • U.S. EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent its final targets for 2014 biofuel use to the White House as the long-delayed rule enters its last round of review before public release. The Obama administration will now...
  • Christopher von Zwehl: We lag behind nation in efficiency, renewables

    In response to the Aug. 17 story, "Florida among the states with tons of sun but rules that prevent using it" by Evan Halper: Florida is one of only a dozen states that does not have a renewable energy standards portfolio, either mandatory or voluntary....
  • Small island states, facing rising seas, seek economic overhaul

    OSLO, August 25 (Reuters) - Small island states facing a "frightening" rise in sea levels will seek investments in everything from solar energy to fisheries to boost their economies at a U.N. summit next week. Leaders will meet in Samoa in the...
  • The nuclear option [Commentary]

    The nuclear option [Commentary]
    Maryland is failing to deal squarely with the problem of carbon emissions from electricity production. Given growing public concern about climate change, a fundamental change in our energy policy should be to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and...
  • With high blood pressure, light to moderate drinking may protect heart

    With high blood pressure, light to moderate drinking may protect heart
    Drinking alcohol has been tied in the past to a higher risk of high blood pressure, but in a new analysis of past studies, researchers found that a drink or two a day seemed to protect even those with hypertension from heart disease and death. People...
  • Adding DC Power Sources Destabilizes The Grid

    I agree 100 percent with T.C. Graboski's Aug. 15 letter, "Objects To Green Pressure On CL&P." This administration obviously doesn't use cost to make decisions. Maybe the potential for losing the power grid might cause them to put an end to the idiocy of...
  • 'Draft Day' a 'Moneyball' for the hard-core pro football fan

    'Draft Day' a 'Moneyball' for the hard-core pro football fan
    Draft Day Lionsgate, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.99 A sort of "Moneyball" for people who distrust statisticians, "Draft Day" stars Kevin Costner as an NFL general manager (for the Cleveland Browns) who risks the ire of his owner, his coach and his fan base...
  • Grassroots leader Marina Silva angles for Brazil's mainstream

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Thrust by tragedy into the center of Brazil's presidential race, environmentalist Marina Silva is riding a groundswell of anti-establishment anger but her chances hinge on expanding her coalition and winning over mainstream voters...
  • Backed by U.S. strikes, Iraq Kurds claim capture of strategic dam

    Backed by U.S. strikes, Iraq Kurds claim capture of strategic dam
    Kurdish forces said they recaptured Iraq's biggest dam from Islamist militants on Monday, as the United States launched air strikes to secure what has become a vital strategic objective in fighting that threatens to break up the country. An employee...