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  • Amazon goes in on wind energy farm near Lafayette, Ind.

    Amazon goes in on wind energy farm near Lafayette, Ind.
    The cloud computing arm of Amazon.com is teaming up with an energy company to build more than 60 wind turbines northwest of Lafayette, Indiana. The Journal & Courier reports Amazon Web Services announced a 13-year deal with Pattern Energy Group to...
  • Green club working to install solar panels on school roof

    Green club working to install solar panels on school roof
    Highland Park High School's Green School Initiative club hopes to eventually help the school use solar energy to generate most of its electricity. Club member Garren Kalter, a sophomore, says he might graduate before solar panels get purchased and...
  • FPL to invest $400 million to triple solar output

    FPL to invest $400 million to triple solar output
    Florida Power & Light Co. plans to invest between $400 million and $420 million to build three solar energy farms next year and aims to recover those costs from ratepayers, executives said. But the cost-recovery should have no "significant bill impact,"...
  • FPL to triple solar capacity next year as part of larger expansion

    FPL to triple solar capacity next year as part of larger expansion
    Florida Power & Light Co. plans to triple its solar energy capacity in the state next year, adding nearly 225 megawatts of power at three large solar farms in rural areas. The solar push is part of a larger clean-energy strategy for FPL that also...
  • FPL announces huge solar expansion

    FPL announces huge solar expansion
    Florida Power & Light Co. said Monday it will dramatically boost solar energy in the state by installing more than a million panels that generate enough electricity for nearly 40,000 homes. The utility would triple its solar output and plans to finish...
  • Legislative notebook: Equal pay bill goes down

    RICHMOND – Republican state senators shot down changes to the state's equal pay regulations on Monday. Senate Bill 772 would have toughened existing penalties for not paying men and women an equal wage for equal work, making the penalty triple...
  • Md. bucks national trend toward solar energy

    Md. bucks national trend toward solar energy
    As a Baltimore resident I am embarrassed that Maryland hasn't taken more aggressive steps to harvest renewable resources like solar energy. Solar energy is a booming industry that is rapidly growing throughout the U.S. According to the Solar Energy...
  • Solar project for Panhandle would be Florida's largest

    Solar project for Panhandle would be Florida's largest
    A Florida Panhandle subsidiary of utility giant Southern Co. announced Thursday plans to partner with the U.S. military to build what would be the state's biggest solar project. Gulf Power, Navy and Air Force officials said their partnership would...
  • Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project

    Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project
    For my company, developer of the Great Bay wind project in Somerset County, what a difference a year makes. Last November we were wrapping up agreement with a technical team at Patuxent River Naval Air Station (PAX) resolving all concerns that had...
  • McAuliffe looks for solar pitches on Va. buildings

    McAuliffe looks for solar pitches on Va. buildings
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration put out the call this week, asking interested companies to suggest solar projects for state facilities. The state's not planning to sign contracts immediately. It's looking for ideas to harness the sun's power "at,...
  • 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...