| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:18 PM
PPL Montana's agreement to sell its hydroelectric plants has received final approval from the Montana Public Service Commission, Allentown-based parent company PPL Corp. announced Tuesday.
The commission issued a final order Friday approving the...
| Sep 29, 2014
GLOUCESTER – Susan Crockett says it is much easier to show rather than to explain how her solar powered home works.
That's the idea of the 2014 Middle Peninsula Solar Tour set for Saturday, featuring seven sites in Gloucester County.
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
What makes a city work? And are there innovations that can make a city work better? We went looking for good ideas that are being tested in cities around the world, asking urban leaders who will be attending the CityLab conference in Los Angeles this week...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:09 PM
To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Martin Dyckman's Sept. 1 article is probably the best illustration of how our state and federal government works to the advantage of the rich and powerful, and to the disadvantage of the majority. Mr. Dyckman compares the widespread use of solar power...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:46 PM
In 1997, when Dan Foley was managing Commonwealth Edison's electrical grid, mornings meant firing up two coal-fired generating plants to keep pace with the sudden spike in electricity as nearly 3 million Chicagoans switched on their lights, hair dryers...
| Aug 29, 2014
In response to the Aug. 17 story, "Florida among the states with tons of sun but rules that prevent using it" by Evan Halper:
Florida is one of only a dozen states that does not have a renewable energy standards portfolio, either mandatory or voluntary....
| Sep 17, 2014
Recently in Palm Beach County, community leaders gathered for a tour of the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County Renewable Energy Park, including the country's first waste-to-energy plant to be built since 1995. Waste-to-energy technology employs...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:21 PM
George Mason University research, released jointly with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, shows that roughly three quarters of Marylanders understand that climate change is a threat to our health, homes, businesses and natural resources, and...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Siemens Energy’s office in Orlando is fighting trademark infringement allegations from a German company over technology that protects wind energy turbines during high winds.
Siemens has been fighting a subpoena for documents related to Siemens&...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:51 PM
As President Obama and more than 100 other heads of state gather Tuesday in New York to spotlight the severity of global warming and the need to act on it, the scene will be more pep rally than policy negotiation.
The meeting is a launchpad for the...