| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:20 AM
When Matt Holland had his house built, he had the roof pitched so it would capture the maximum amount of solar rays.
"I knew at some point I would get solar power," he said on Saturday, April 11, as workers installed 60 solar panels on his roof. "I...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 8:52 PM
Cooking with cannabis has always been part of weed culture, and there’s no shortage of resources, recipes, and forums, especially in recent years with marijuana reform becoming a reality. Most folks with an even passing acquaintance with the plant...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 4:21 PM
Quakertown Community School District may add solar panels to the high school to cut its electric bills.
At its meeting Thursday night, the school board voted 5-3 to negotiate a power purchase agreement with Moore Energy of Southampton, Bucks County. As...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 4:49 PM
A company plans to roll out a new line of tissues and paper towels this month that incorporates wheat straw and bamboo, which it hopes will provide a rapidly renewable and environmentally friendly source of fiber for its products while giving farmers a...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2015
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 2:21 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 2:13 PM
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)...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 12:08 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:16 PM
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...