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Renewable Energy

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  • 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...
  • Destroying the desert for 'green' energy

    To the editor: Industrial-scale wind farms have the significant environmental impact of killing thousands of birds every year. They mar the vast vistas and scenic views that draw tourists who visit our deserts from the world over. ("An unnecessary delay...
  • Menhaden: The stock is healthy, so should harvest cuts remain?

    Menhaden: The stock is healthy, so should harvest cuts remain?
    In February, a regional fisheries commission reversed course and announced Atlantic menhaden were neither being overfished nor experiencing overfishing — an important finding for Virginia, which has the only menhaden rendering plant left on the East...
  • Duke Energy announces plans to double solar energy in Florida

    Duke Energy plans to install up to 500 megawatts of utility-scale solar power in Florida over the next decade, doubling the amount now installed across the Sunshine State. The announcement this week comes as a diverse coalition seeking to allow Florida...
  • Notes and notables

    Current events Dominion Virginia Power recently secured federal approval for plans to build a pair of 6-megawatt test turbines about 27 miles east of Virginia Beach. The project is an exciting foray into wind-driven renewable energy for the...
  • Broward chooses Young At Art for solar display

    Broward chooses Young At Art for solar display
    Up until now, teaching children about solar power has been an abstract concept at Young At Art in Davie. But with the planned construction of solar panels, a partnership between Broward County and the Florida Power & Light Company, set to be built at...
  • An unnecessary delay for Mojave Desert renewable energy plan

    An unnecessary delay for Mojave Desert renewable energy plan
    Federal and state officials have spent six years examining how best to allocate land in the Mojave Desert to satisfy two disparate environmental imperatives: renewable energy to reduce Californians' thirst for gas and oil, and conservation to preserve...
  • Baltimore embraces renewable energy

    Baltimore embraces renewable energy
    It was a particularly gloomy and rainy Thursday in Baltimore, but a certain solar press conference inside City Hall shone with the promise of renewable energy for the city. As reported by The Baltimore Sun ("Baltimore ranks 34th in nation for installation...
  • ICYMI Week in Review: March 21-27

    Did you miss something? Here’s our weekly roundup of the top stories from across the region, plus a look at the news that logged the most clicks at dailypress.com. TOP STORY Liebherr case against workers, other firms: A large manufacturing...
  • The Mail 4/1/15

    The Mail 4/1/15
    Benched Slogan Your amazing study of city benches and the U.S. Census was a novel and important means of exploring Baltimore neighborhoods, changing demographics, and landscape (“Benchmarks Revisited,” Feature, Match 25). This article is...
  • Renewable energy investment heats up worldwide

    Renewable energy investment heats up worldwide
    From China to Mexico, renewable energy investments are hot. Global investment in renewable power and fuels reached $270.2 billion last year, nearly 17% higher than in 2013, according to a new study on renewable energy investment from the United...