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Renewable Energy

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  • Google invests $145 million in Kern County solar project

    Google Inc. is investing $145 million in a solar power plant on a former oil and gas field near Bakersfield. The 82-megawatt project will feed enough power to the grid for 10,000 homes, Google said. It is expected to bring 650 jobs to Kern County....
  • France builds stealth wind turbines to avoid radar interference

    PARIS (Reuters) - France is building the world's first wind farm with turbine blades designed to minimize interference with radar systems, using technology partially inspired by stealth warplanes. EDF Energies Nouvelles, the renewables unit of state-...
  • Mikulski got it right on Somerset wind turbines [Letter]

    Mikulski got it right on Somerset wind turbines [Letter]
    Congratulations to Sen. Barbara Mikulski on her stance regarding the Patuxent River Air Station and the prolonged initiative to place wind turbines in Somerset County ("Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide," Aug. 18). Senator Mikulski...
  • PPL sale of Montana plants moving forward

    PPL Montana's agreement to sell its hydroelectric facilities to NorthWestern Energy Corp. cleared a major hurdle on Thursday when the Montana Public Service Commission voted to prepare an order approving NorthWestern Energy's request to purchase the...
  • A persuasive case for saving the Salton Sea, California's biggest lake

    A persuasive case for saving the Salton Sea, California's biggest lake
    Even in its reduced and unlovely circumstances, the Salton Sea is the biggest lake in California. It may also pose the biggest quandary for the Southern California ecosystem. Its champions declare that California needs to spend several billion dollars now...
  • UC regents support renewable energy but not coal and oil divestment

    UC regents support renewable energy but not coal and oil divestment
    A UC regents committee decided Wednesday not to sell off stocks and holdings in oil, coal and natural gas from the university’s $91-billion endowment and retirement funds but moved to have environmental and social issues more deeply influence...
  • Film Review: 'Pump'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Since U.S. politicians seem permanently under the sway of the oil industry, "Pump" aims instead to educate average citizens so they'll demand the market provide cheaper, cleaner, domestically produced alternatives to fossil...
  • Designer banished dark wood from grand Tudor with Tuscan touch

    PITTSBURGH A large lot and warm red brick contrasting with creamy terra cotta trim prompted James Spencer to purchase a Tudor-style house in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh in 2012. "I had looked at a number of houses that were on typical...
  • L.A. launches streamlined permitting system for solar panels online

    L.A. launches streamlined permitting system for solar panels online
    The city of Los Angeles has launched an online permitting system for solar panels, seeking to streamline the process and reduce costs for homeowners. Previously, those installing the systems had to go to a Department of Building and Safety office,...
  • Campaign donations highlight winners, losers in Brazil election

    BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's financial markets have rallied on the prospect of environmentalist Marina Silva unseating President Dilma Rousseff in next month's election, but political donations show plenty of companies may be wary of a new...
  • First E85 ethanol gas station opens in Baltimore

    First E85 ethanol gas station opens in Baltimore
    The first gas station in Baltimore to offer a type of ethanol gas called E85 opened recently on Frederick Avenue, the result of a partnership designed to help drivers who have flex-fuel vehicles. The station, A1 Auto Repair, at 3041 Frederick Avenue...