| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The sentiment of the commentary, "Nuclear blows away wind" (Feb. 1) worries me. As a District of Columbia resident, I see Maryland as a leader capable of bringing offshore wind to the entire region.
First, offshore wind farms will not be developed if...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The head of the University of Illinois at Chicago's microphysics laboratory and founder of a Bolingbrook tech company was recently named one of the White House's 11 national "Champions of Change," a distinction that honors immigrant innovators in America....
| 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...