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Solar Energy

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  • Council hears solar panel review

    The visual impact of solar panels can be minimized, according to a report presented by the Environmental Sustainability Committee reported at the Oct. 2 City Council meeting. The committee, tasked by the council to research the availability of...
  • Feds give SDSU prof solar energy grant

    Feds give SDSU prof solar energy grant
    SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego State University engineering professor working to make large-scale solar energy generation more efficient was awarded a $3.9 million federal grant, the school announced Tuesday. The grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's...
  • Howard approves county's largest solar power station

    Nixon's Farm in West Friendship has for 50 years been a fine place for country weddings in the converted 19th-century barn amid the grassy hills — "centrally isolated," the website calls the spot. Soon, though, a portion of the grounds off Route...
  • Blown away by the attacks on wind-power subsidy

    Blown away by the attacks on wind-power subsidy
    To hear business leaders and political candidates talk, proper industrial policy comprises only three elements: a fair tax system, a level playing field and "certainty." So why is it that all three are about to be thrown out the window as a sop to oil,...
  • Emails show O'Malley's close ties to Perdue lawyer

    A series of emails between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Perdue's corporate lawyer shows what an environmental group calls a "cozy relationship" between the two law school classmates as Maryland's chief executive weighs farm pollution regulations of concern to...
  • Emails show close ties between O'Malley, Perdue lawyer

    A series of emails between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Perdue's corporate lawyer shows what an environmental group calls a "cozy relationship" between the two law school classmates as Maryland's chief executive weighs farm pollution regulations of concern to...
  • Wind turbine construction begins in Madison, Tipton Counties

    Wind turbine construction begins in Madison, Tipton Counties
    In Madison County, there is something popping up in the fields along with this year's corn crop. Wind turbines are being planted across 81 square acres in Madison and Tipton Counties. "At the end of the day, they can show it to their parents, their kids,...
  • Elementary School Stricken with Green Energy Fervor

    Elementary School Stricken with Green Energy Fervor
    A Turlock school is the only one in the state with its own wind turbine – one that produces electricity to power the school’s garden. But, the turbine is only one part of an alternative energy center on campus. A solar array is also housed at...
  • Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?

    Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?
    That ray of light you see peeking through all the clouds darkening California's future? That's the sun. More specifically, solar power, in which California is the hands-down national leader. The state's installed solar generating capacity of about 1.2...
  • $16m solar boat sails into record books

    $16m solar boat sails into record books
    For 585 days, Swiss adventurer Raphael Domjan braved storms, pirates and cloudy skies in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe on a boat propelled by nothing but sun beams. The boat, christened "Turanor" after a word meaning "power of the sun" in JRR...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...