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Renewable Energy

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  • PPL gets approval for sale of Montana hydroelectric plants

    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...
  • Middle Peninsula Solar Tour features seven sites in Gloucester

    Middle Peninsula Solar Tour features seven sites in Gloucester
    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. The...
  • Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others

    Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others
    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...
  • A political divide over the environment

    A political divide over the environment
    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....
  • Utilities have the real power

    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...
  • Can batteries replace coal plants?

    Can batteries replace coal plants?
    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...
  • Christopher von Zwehl: We lag behind nation in efficiency, renewables

    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....
  • Kevin Doyle: New option for electricity generation

    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...
  • Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]

    Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]
    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...
  • Siemens Orlando office fights German trademark probe

    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&...
  • International summit just a first step on climate change

    International summit just a first step on climate change
     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...