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  • Galaxy Elementary earns LEED Platinum certification

    Galaxy Elementary earns LEED Platinum certification
    The Galaxy E3 Choice School has officially earned its LEED Platinum certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) from the U.S. Green Building Council, a first for a Florida public or private school. LEED Platinum certification is the...
  • Rolling pipeline raises concerns for Aurora, Naperville, Elgin leaders

    Rolling pipeline raises concerns for Aurora, Naperville, Elgin leaders
    As Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner watches mile-long trains of black tank cars full of crude oil from North Dakota roll through the heart of Illinois' second-biggest city, he wonders what would happen if they would derail, start to burn and even explode. One...
  • April 26 Letters: Dominion windpower

    Worth the money Dominion Virginia Power's objection to the pilot wind power project off Virginia Beach coastline is not logical for Dominion Virginia shareholders, for Virginia politicians or for citizens of this commonwealth. The objection is based on a...
  • Feds looked hard, found nothing on Virginia lawmaker Norment

     Feds looked hard, found nothing on Virginia lawmaker Norment
    When state Sen. Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment Jr. went to the FBI to say he was being blackmailed, agents made no promise they wouldn't go after him if they found anything amiss. They didn't find anything — as the U.S. Attorney's office told Norment's...
  • Solar heats up

    Forty-five years after the first Earth Day launched the modern environmental movement, economics are proving to be the catalyst bringing more people online with clean energy. Kathy Luther, director of environmental management at the Northwestern...
  • Chicago to return residents to ComEd

    Chicago to return residents to ComEd
    Little more than two years ago, Chicago became the largest city to ditch its traditional electricity supplier, Commonwealth Edison, and venture into the marketplace in search of better deals for its residents. The city's contract with Integrys Energy...
  • Petition drive to open solar energy market moves ahead

    Petition drive to open solar energy market moves ahead
    A petition drive to let Floridians vote on opening the solar energy market to competition has moved another step forward. Florida's Attorney General's Office sent the state Supreme Court proposed language for the next year's ballot and requested an...
  • New group working to promote solar energy in Winter Park, Orlando

    New group working to promote solar energy in Winter Park, Orlando
    With the nickname the Sunshine State, Florida seems like a natural for more and more people to invest in solar energy, Mary Dipboye said. “Lots and lots of rooftops,” said Dipboye, who lives in Winter Park. “I thought, ‘Why can&...
  • Dominion puts on hold offshore Virginia wind test turbines

    Dominion puts on hold offshore Virginia 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 the project is too costly, with an estimated price tag of between $375 million and $400...
  • N.E. Governors Change Course On Paying For Energy Projects

    N.E. Governors Change Course On Paying For Energy Projects
    HARTFORD — The five New England governors at a closed-door energy meeting Thursday updated their agreement to pursue major investments in natural gas pipelines and transmission wires. Investments in the billions of dollars are needed, they say, to...
  • 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...