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  • 'Solarize' campaign's live installation welcomes questions

    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...
  • Herbal Remedies: Thinking beyond brownies when cooking with cannabis

    Herbal Remedies: Thinking beyond brownies when cooking with cannabis
    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...
  • Renovated Quakertown High School may provide solar power for purchase

    Renovated Quakertown High School may provide solar power for purchase
    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...
  • Paper towels, toilet paper latest uses for wheat straw

     Paper towels, toilet paper latest uses for wheat straw
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • From the Boathouse: Ethanol, water don't mix on harbor

    Ahoy! 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...