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Renewable Energy

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  • 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  • Keystone XL is an outdated technology for meeting tomorrow's needs

    Keystone XL is an outdated technology for meeting tomorrow's needs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...
  • SolarCity inks deal with Wal-Mart; shares surge

    Shares of SolarCity Corp. soared Friday morning after the company said it would provide Wal-Mart with solar power. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company’s stock rose as high as $56.94 a share, up 6% from Thursday's close. The solar power...
  • Fireplaces that think outside the hearth

    Fireplaces that think outside the hearth
    When Joel Meneses, designer at Real Design LLC, was asked to renovate a Fells Point home, he knew he wanted to maintain the fireplaces. “Historically, [a fireplace] defines a room as a gathering place and not just a room with furniture in it,”...
  • Neighborhood Spotlight: Deep Creek

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Deep Creek
    Location: Garrett County, approximately 10 miles east of the West Virginia border and 20 miles south of the Mason-Dixon line. Average property listing price: Bob Carney, manager of Deep Creek Resort and Sales at Long & Foster Real Estate in McHenry,...
  • Green energy: Near-term answer?: Front Burner

    Billionaire business magnate T. Boone Pickens has become the well-heeled face of green energy. His Pickens Plan, in part, calls for breaking America's addiction to OPEC oil by developing renewable-energy sources such as wind and solar power. Yet, the...
  • Reaping clean power benefits will require sacrifice: Front Burner

    Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping reached a "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...