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Renewable Energy

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  • Richard Post, energy scientist and prolific inventor, dies at 96

    One night during World War II, Richard Post, a civilian scientist for the Navy, was summoned from his bunk in Hawaii by the legendary Adm. Chester Nimitz. The mission: Go immediately to Guam and help upgrade U.S. submarine sonar systems and train...
  • Baltimore residents form solar energy co-op

    Baltimore residents form solar energy co-op
    Mark Parker has installed extra insulation in the attic of his Highlandtown house to conserve on utilities, planted vegetables in the backyard, swapped in low-flow shower heads, and even uses a special balloon in the tank of his toilet to ensure less...
  • Brevini pays $375K to Delaware County for unmet jobs

    An Italian wind turbine maker will pay a central Indiana county $375,000 for failing to meet a goal of hiring 200 workers by the end of 2014. Delaware County commissioners and Brevini Wind confirmed the payment Tuesday. The Star Press reports (http://...
  • Using renewable energy benefits everyone

    PPL seeks a $168 million rate hike — quite an increase. Yet, it is a perfect reason and time to change electric suppliers to one that uses only Pennsylvania-generated renewable energy. Using PAPowerSwitch this way gives me an opportunity to do a...
  • Cherokee students, state experts talk renewable energy

    Cherokee students, state experts talk renewable energy
    Cherokee Elementary School students have been learning about renewable energy by researching the best sources for Lake Forest — and state leaders are taking note. After fourth-graders from the school wrote a letter about their research to State...
  • Billionaire activist Tom Steyer testifies for sweeping climate bill

    Billionaire activist Tom Steyer testifies for sweeping climate bill
    A far-ranging climate change measure cleared its first legislative hurdle Tuesday, as billionaire environmental benefactor Tom Steyer appeared at the Capitol to trumpet the bill's economic benefits. The measure, by Sens. Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles)...
  • US safety board: Oil train tank cars need urgent upgrades

    Fuel-hauling tank cars need safety upgrades to keep fires from spreading after train derailments, and the public can't wait another decade for the improvements as the industry suggests, U.S. safety officials said. The National Transportation Safety Board...
  • OPRF student's engineering project gets national recognition

    OPRF student's engineering project gets national recognition
    As a child, Maya Breitenstein would go on nature hikes with her aunt, an experience that awakened her interest in environmental science. As a senior at Oak Park and River Forest High School, she put that interest to work in teacher Allison Hennings'...
  • Eastern Shore wind farm scrapped amid political opposition

    A Texas energy company says it's shelving plans for a wind farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore amid opposition from state and federal lawmakers concerned about protecting jobs at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station across the Chesapeake Bay. Pioneer...
  • Tokyo turns focus to delivering 'sustainable' 2020 Games

    Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have promised the most innovative, impeccably run and "sustainable" games ever. With just a little more than five years to go, doubts are growing whether they will deliver on the last pledge. On Tuesday, the World...
  • Shore wind project scrapped amid political roadblocks

    Shore wind project scrapped amid political roadblocks
    The developer of a wind energy project planned for Somerset County has abandoned the proposal, citing the continued opposition of Southern Maryland lawmakers concerned about protecting the work of the naval air station in their region. The decision to...