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Renewable Energy

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  • Police: Body found in St. Joseph River may be missing person

    Police say a body found floating near a hydroelectric dam in northern Indiana may be that of a person reported missing last year. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says workers were doing a routine dam inspection Wednesday afternoon when they...
  • The GOP quandary: How far right without falling over the edge?

    WASHINGTON The 2016 Republican presidential candidates figure that to win the party's nomination, they have to get cozy with hard-core conservatives. But to win the general election, they have to move away from that same constituency. It's a quadrennial...
  • Baltimore ranks 34th in nation for installation of solar panels

    Baltimore ranks 34<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> in nation for installation of solar panels
    Baltimore ranks 34th in the nation for the installation of solar panels, according to a report released Thursday by a locally based research and policy group. Solar energy use has been rising in Maryland and across the country, according to the report...
  • Students on brink of clean-water solution

    Students on brink of clean-water solution
    A group of high school students has developed an efficient way to produce a decontaminant in hopes of helping countries that lack sufficient clean water. Students from Laguna Beach High teacher Steve Sogo's class in advanced chemical research provided...
  • Japan uses climate cash for coal plants in India, Bangladesh

    Despite mounting protests, Japan continues to finance the building of coal-fired power plants with money earmarked for fighting climate change, with two new projects underway in India and Bangladesh, The Associated Press has found. The AP reported in...
  • Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII

    Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII
    To the editor: When the U.S. entered World War II, the nation united. From industries manufacturing war materiel, to families rationing their provisions, to the media whipping up the fervor necessary to achieve a total economic transformation, every...
  • Plainfield Biomass Plant Changes Hands Again

    Plainfield Biomass Plant Changes Hands Again
    Leidos Inc. is selling its Plainfield wood-fired power plant to Greenleaf Power, a Sacramento company that is buying biomass plants across North America. Greenleaf Power announced Wednesday it has agreed to buy the 37.5-megawatt power plant in a deal...
  • Solar Pilots, Fixed Fees And Pipelines: 8 Bills That Left The Energy Committee

    Solar Pilots, Fixed Fees And Pipelines: 8 Bills That Left The Energy Committee
    HARTFORD — The energy and technology committee on Tuesday approved a pack of new legislation aimed at addressing problems with electricity prices and growing clean energy, especially solar, in the state. Of the dozens of proposals raised for...
  • Help boost residential solar energy by pricing it fairly

    Help boost residential solar energy by pricing it fairly
    Advocates of residential solar power see a technology that reduces carbon emissions and saves people money. Opponents see something that benefits only those homeowners with high credit scores and the right kind of rooftops, at the expense of everyone...
  • Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?

    Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?
    Ted Cruz looked out over a sprawling audience of Iowa farmers and agri-business leaders, people who rely on federal subsidies of ethanol, and the man who would be president stuck it to them. "I know you'd like me to say I'm for the renewable fuel...
  • Lake Forest opts not to go green in new electric contract

    The City of Lake Forest, which opted for 100 percent renewable energy in its first electricity contract with an alternate supplier in 2012, has decided to stick with the standard power option this time around. Lake Forest and six other suburbs in the...