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Renewable Energy

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  • In shakeup, Iowa governor taps new chair for utilities board

    Gov. Terry Branstad is installing a new chair of the Iowa Utilities Board, weeks after hearing complaints from the state's largest energy company about a wind power ruling. Branstad's appointment of Iowa Finance Authority official Geri Huser to chair the...
  • Broward chooses Young At Art for solar display

    Broward chooses Young At Art for solar display
    Up until now, teaching children about solar power has been an abstract concept at Young At Art in Davie. But with the planned construction of solar panels, a partnership between Broward County and the Florida Power & Light Company, set to be built at...
  • Company expansion bringing 240 new jobs to Maryland

    More than 200 new jobs are coming to Maryland over the next three years as the result of a solar power company's expansion. Officials with Astrum Solar on Tuesday announced plans to triple its 14,400 square-foot facility in Howard County, and add 240 new...
  • Advocates try in Annapolis for plastic bag ban

    Advocates try in Annapolis for plastic bag ban
    Environmentalists and others fed up with litter are making a pitch in Annapolis for a statewide ban on plastic bags. But the effort faces long odds, with powerful industries opposed and many lawmakers skittish of any proposal that could cost or...
  • US, California modify area for renewable energy plants

    The state and federal governments will move forward on less than half the California desert land initially designated for renewable energy plants, officials said Tuesday, leaving millions of acres in limbo as local governments decide how they want to...
  • Q&A: A look at solar plane attempting round-the-world trip

    Two Swiss pioneers are attempting to fly around the world in a solar-powered airplane without a drop of fossil fuel. Here's a look at the plane and the pioneers behind it: ___ HOW IS THE PLANE FLYING ONLY ON SOLAR POWER? Described by its creators as...
  • Solar-power plane airborne on historic round-the-world trip

    With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun's energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel. Solar Impulse founder André...
  • Find a fairer way to pay for solar

    Find a fairer way to pay for solar
        There is no social, political or economic issue that doesn’t have a civil-rights component to it, which is why the Florida NAACP looks to always add our voice wherever there is injustice. That doesn’t always sit well with some...
  • Solar initiative moving toward court review

    Solar initiative moving toward court review
    Backers of a ballot initiative aimed at boosting the use of solar energy are moving closer to getting a Florida Supreme Court review of the proposal. Floridians for Solar Choice Inc. totaled 47,438 valid petition signatures as of Monday morning, with...
  • Environment, business groups tout renewable energy jobs

    A Chicago-based environmental group has released a report on the economic impact of renewable energy in Illinois. Environmental Law & Policy Center officials said Monday that more than 400 Illinois companies are involved in the wind and solar energy...
  • TVA to rely more on natural gas, renewable energy

    The country's largest public utility will rely more on natural gas and renewable energy in the future. On Monday, the Tennessee Valley Authority released its integrated resource plan for the next 20 years. The plan is a roadmap of how the utility intends...