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Renewable Energy

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  • Follow the Pentagon's lead on climate change

    If the Pentagon were our nation's Congress, the United States would be well on its way to transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Since 2010 the Pentagon has made climate change a priority. It has identified climate change as a national...
  • Boost Maryland's renewable energy capacity

    Boost Maryland's renewable energy capacity
    Current power generation in Maryland is 52 percent carbon (coal, oil, gas) and 8 percent renewable (wind, water, solar). The Renewable Portfolio Standard of 20 percent more renewable by 2022 is a step in the right direction, but it doesn't go enough....
  • Jonah Goldberg: Global fossil fuel fears suck up all the oxygen

    Never let it be said that Mother Nature doesn't appreciate irony. A new study led by researchers at Occidental College and the University of California at Santa Barbara has found that the oil platforms dotting the California coast are fantastic for sea...
  • Susan Glickman: Tallahassee still tone deaf on climate change

    Susan Glickman: Tallahassee still tone deaf  on climate change
    It's no secret South Florida is "ground zero" for climate change impacts — especially sea-level rise. Also clear is the enormous potential to meet that challenge by using energy smarter and investing in solar power, creating jobs in the process....
  • Canton To Seek New Partner On Hydropower Project

    Canton To Seek New Partner On Hydropower Project
    CANTON — The town will try again to find companies interested in working on the Farmington River hydropower project after negotiations with a potential partner failed. Chief Administrative Officer Robert Skinner told the board of selectmen...
  • Reaction to Crist pick: Letters

    Reaction to Crist pick: Letters
    The Orlando Sentinel has unfairly criticized Gov. Rick Scott since he was elected. It is no surprise that the Sentinel would give Charlie ("I'll take any political job, and what party is that in?") Crist its endorsement ("Our choice for governor: Crist,"...
  • The good news about offshore oil rigs

    Never let it be said that Mother Nature doesn't appreciate irony. A new study led by researchers at Occidental College and UC Santa Barbara has found that the oil platforms dotting the California coast are fantastic for sea life. In a 15-year study,...
  • Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comeback

    Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comeback
    Geothermal power was once king of California's renewable energy. So many companies were clamoring to transform steam into electricity that they sucked the world's largest geyser field dry. But the industry's shortsightedness — and its slowness...
  • Groups wade in to double Maryland's 'clean power' goal

    Groups wade in to double Maryland's 'clean power' goal
    Activists waded into Baltimore's harbor Friday to launch a campaign for an increase Maryland's commitment to "clean" electricity from wind, solar and other forms of renewable energy. Leaders of the environmental, labor and other groups stood hip-deep at...
  • Siemens signs two 15-year wind power service contracts

    Siemens signs two 15-year wind power service contracts
    Siemens Orlando offices were involved in the company’s wind divisions signing two long-term wind service agreements for wind farms in Washington State The wind farms have 132 turbines between them, near the city of Roosevelt, WA: White Creek...
  • Winter storage worries? Motormouth addresses trickle charging, boat storage

    Winter storage worries? Motormouth addresses trickle charging, boat storage
    Q: As winter approaches, I will be storing many motorized "toys" with batteries. These include a garden tractor, three motorcycles, a motorboat and a car. Can I line up all of the 12-volt batteries and put them on one trickle charger? I would simply...