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Solar Energy

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  • Obama's move to cut methane emissions may hinge on the economy

    As President Obama tries to build an enduring legacy on climate change, he is finding that the biggest obstacle in his path may not be his many critics in Congress or lawsuits from oil companies but the precarious state of the economy. That much was...
  • Comings and Goings: Pet resort expands in Oswego

    Comings and Goings: Pet resort expands in Oswego
    Dog trainer Julie Nelson believes dogs are at their best when they are well socialized and have an outlet for their natural energy. “Dogs need time to be a dog — to sniff, run and play,” says Nelson. In 2002, Nelson opened Paws In Time,...
  • Speak Out Dec. 11, 2014

    I agree with Barack Obama’s description of Judy Baar Topinka. “She was blunt, pragmatic, unfailingly cheerful and energetic, and always willing to put politics aside to find common-sense solutions that made a difference for the people of...
  • Speak Out for Dec. 10, 2014

    Recently, police-bashing has become very popular. Their work behavior is under a microscope. I think it’s time the statistics for the number of police either injured/killed in the performance of their duty should be publicized. It’s not a...
  • Coalition seeks to put solar-energy initiative on ballot

    Coalition seeks to put solar-energy initiative on ballot
    A coalition founded by environmentalists and political conservatives will announce in Tallahassee today a petition drive for a Florida constitutional amendment that would open up the business of selling electricity from solar energy. By seeking to allow...
  • Local residents learn about the possibilities of solar power

    If you live in Windsor Locks, Suffield, East Granby or Windsor and are considering putting solar panels on your home, this might be a good time to act. The four towns did the research and are working with C-TEC Solar to provide solar panels to residents...
  • Solar power is the future

    Solar power is the future
    I must say I felt embarrassed as a Baltimore resident after reading your article "Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co." (Jan. 4). Solar energy is on the rise in every corner of the country — in fact, just a few days ago the...
  • Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co.

    Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co.
    Homes with solar energy units are increasingly common in Baltimore's suburbs, but retail installers say they're all but walking away from Baltimore County as a market because bureaucracy and regulations make it difficult to do business there. Installers...
  • Utilities Terminate Contracts For $2.5B Cape Wind Project

    Utilities Terminate Contracts For $2.5B Cape Wind Project
    BOSTON — Supporters and detractors of the proposed $2.5 billion wind farm in Cape Cod waters say the project is in peril now that National Grid and NStar, a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities, have decided to terminate their contracts to buy power...
  • Avon Officials To Host Meetings On Solarize Programs

    AVON — Presentations where residents can learn about a program to put solar power roof panels on their homes will be held on Jan. 13 and again in February and March. Avon is among 15 communities participating in the latest phase of the Solarize...
  • NextEra Energy's purchase of Hawaii's utility raises concerns

    NextEra Energy's purchase of Hawaii's utility raises concerns
    Plans by Florida Power & Light's parent company to buy Hawaii's largest utility for $4.3 billion are stirring debate in that state. With some of the highest electricity prices in the nation, Hawaii has ambitious goals to develop renewable energy to help...