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  • From the Boathouse: Ethanol, water don't mix on harbor

    Ahoy! We are experiencing a beautiful winter for outdoor activities, and it's very tempting to hit the high seas with your boat. Well, the warm temperatures and blue skies are nice compared to the other eastern parts of the country, but King Neptune...
  • Taxpayer-subsidized solar energy helps the poor too

    To the editor: I installed a solar panel on my roof about two years ago. It will take me about 10 years to recover the cost of the system after including the state rebate and federal tax credit. That's a pretty poor return on investment. ("Minority groups...
  • FPL's parent company reports 'outstanding' year

     FPL's parent company reports 'outstanding' year
    The parent company of Florida Power & Light on Tuesday reported strong earnings for the fourth quarter and all 2014 on what its chief executive called an "outstanding" year. NextEra Energy, based in Juno Beach in Palm Beach County, said net income hit...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Obama still reading from same old script

    It's hard to believe that was only President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address. It feels like he's given so many more. Maybe that's because the man seems to be constantly talking. And talking. The talking is the background noise of much of...
  • FPL to triple solar capacity next year as part of larger expansion

    FPL to triple solar capacity next year as part of larger expansion
    Florida Power & Light Co. plans to triple its solar energy capacity in the state next year, adding nearly 225 megawatts of power at three large solar farms in rural areas. The solar push is part of a larger clean-energy strategy for FPL that also...
  • FPL announces huge solar expansion

    FPL announces huge solar expansion
    Florida Power & Light Co. said Monday it will dramatically boost solar energy in the state by installing more than a million panels that generate enough electricity for nearly 40,000 homes. The utility would triple its solar output and plans to finish...
  • Legislative notebook: Equal pay bill goes down

    RICHMOND – Republican state senators shot down changes to the state's equal pay regulations on Monday. Senate Bill 772 would have toughened existing penalties for not paying men and women an equal wage for equal work, making the penalty triple...
  • Md. bucks national trend toward solar energy

    Md. bucks national trend toward solar energy
    As a Baltimore resident I am embarrassed that Maryland hasn't taken more aggressive steps to harvest renewable resources like solar energy. Solar energy is a booming industry that is rapidly growing throughout the U.S. According to the Solar Energy...
  • Five questions for SolarCity VP Leon Keshishian

    While solar panels were once the domain of hyper-environmentalists and those seeking to go off the grid, they're beginning to go more mainstream. San Mateo, Calif.-based SolarCity, which began expanding in Maryland a few years ago, has capitalized on...
  • Obama as environmentalist

    I'm glad reporter John Fritze pointed out President Barack Obama's interest in shaping the political agenda during his State of the Union Address ("Obama sounds populist themes in State of the Union," Jan. 20). Regardless of whether we're talking...
  • Solar project for Panhandle would be Florida's largest

    Solar project for Panhandle would be Florida's largest
    A Florida Panhandle subsidiary of utility giant Southern Co. announced Thursday plans to partner with the U.S. military to build what would be the state's biggest solar project. Gulf Power, Navy and Air Force officials said their partnership would...