| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:49 PM
As Los Angeles launches into its solar buyback program between companies and the L.A. Department of Water and Power, one rooftop power producer is exploring a way to avoid depending on utilities altogether.
Lyndon Rive, chief executive of San Mateo,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:07 PM
At the moment, especially in states like Pennsylvania, where same-sex marriages still are not legal, this past week's developments seemed to portend an enormous cultural upheaval.
That, I'm sure, is the way many in Mississippi felt a few decades ago...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:30 AM
CROTON-ON-HUDSON - I love the Clearwater Festival, an annual celebration of the glorious Hudson River. The river is as clean as it is (nobody's perfect) because Pete Seeger got it in his head back in 1966 to do something about the pollution, and created...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's new economic development incentives are making the state more competitive with neighbors on large wind projects, but other industry challenges are keeping South Dakota from tapping its potential.
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Aetna said Monday it is conducting finals tests on 975 solar panels that cover a field next to the insurer's Windsor office — doubling Aetna's solar energy capabilities in Connecticut.
In conjunction with Earth Day on Monday, Aetna said the solar...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Name: Goal Zero Switch 8 Solar Recharging Kit
What it is: an eco-friendly recharging kit that uses either solar power or electricity to charge its Switch 8 lithium ion portable battery, which has a tip for solar charging and another for USB charging. It...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:27 AM
OCOTILLO — The project area where the controversial 112 wind turbine project is located was recently deemed a “sacred site” by the Native American Heritage Commission, a ruling seen as symbolic victory by some opposing the project.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:01 AM
A private firm commissioned to study the ordinance governing wind turbines in Emmet County is recommending local officials go along with plans to increase the allowable noise levels.
County officials have been looking at what revisions might be needed to...
| Apr 11, 2013
BRAWLEY — Solar energy projects are often costly and intrusive to the environment but some say they don’t have to be.
The Combined Power LLC’s Hyperlight Demonstration Project is simple, cheap and potentially will have international...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After protesting at a nearby coal plant in 2008 and becoming discouraged with his own dependence on unsustainable energy, Charles County Commissioner Ken Robinson decided to build a wind generator on his coastal property and get off the grid. He became...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 3:52 AM
BRAWLEY — Officials from the county of Imperial and the Imperial Irrigation District discussed the gains the area has made as well as issues of concern during the first-quarter report of the County and Imperial Irrigation District on Friday morning....