| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:30 PM
The U.S. had a record quarter in solar installation during the first three months of the year, installing 723 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity for a 33% increase over the same period last year. That represents nearly half of all new generation...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:58 PM
In a state known for wind energy, there is a community now blocking residents from using wind turbines at home.
Some Hutchinson homeowners use turbines as an alternative energy source. But the city says they must come down.
Doug Myers, resident and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:47 PM
Construction of a 950-acre solar energy generation facility is more than half finished, and with it more than 300 local construction jobs.
However, there may be enough solar construction in the queue to keep locals busy for several more years.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Funeral service for Sheldon Lee Vilhauer, 27, Carson, Calif., and formerly of Hosmer, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., Aberdeen. The Rev. Scott Drexel will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Not long after President Barack Obama promised to fight climate change in his inaugural address, temperatures soared to 70 last week in Baltimore — in late January. Our weather continues to be unrecognizable. Last summer was the hottest ever...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:18 PM
I am urging support for the coming bill sponsored by Sen. Jason Frerichs and Dakota Rural Action to bring net metering to South Dakota. Net metering is a policy whereby individuals who produce “green energy” (wind or solar power) would be...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:30 AM
It is with great interest that I read The Sun's article, "O'Malley to push for wind yet again," (Jan. 13) but I don't understand the opposition. Some opponents say wind farms would "look bad." Funny, how windmills in Holland are considered beautiful. More...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:22 PM
A group of Laguna Beach High School students have mastered a whole raft of skills and technology to construct and equip their entry in the 2013 Solar Cup.
Members of the high school Solar Club have spent school days and weekends since November...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Almost 300 shiny new wind turbines, part of the Flat Ridge 2 Wind Farm, are now generating clean, renewable energy on a 66,000-acre site across four counties in southern Kansas. Each turbine has capacity to generate 1.6 megawatts (MW) of electricity or...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:59 PM
A man was found dead hanging from the base of a wind turbine in the Ocotillo area, according to officials with the Coroner’s Office.
The 40-year-old man, believed to be in the country illegally, was found by Border Patrol agents who were following...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:45 AM
In a recent letter to the editor, Charles Campbell rehashes tired talking points and cherry picks data to attack proven renewable energy sources like wind and solar power ("Nuclear is greenest," May 28).
The old-school reliability concerns Mr....