| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:45 AM
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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:36 AM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together on business opportunities, climate change and higher education....
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:55 PM
To the editor: I have driven through and visited the Silurian Valley on trips to and from Death Valley. The road from Baker north to Death Valley is a journey through time: vast, beautiful, haunting. Now an energy firm from Spain wants to place a solar...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:50 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Shares of SolarCity Corp. soared Friday morning after the company said it would provide Wal-Mart with solar power.
The San Mateo, Calif.-based company’s stock rose as high as $56.94 a share, up 6% from Thursday's close.
The solar power...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Solar energy easy
I enjoyed the discussion of green energy in Friday's Sentinel (The Front Burner: "Green-energy: Near-term answer?"). Guest writers W. Tandy Grubbs and Isaac Orr missed one important point: In Florida, it is easy to heat all the water a...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Florida will fall further behind other states in energy efficiency, losing out on jobs and business, if regulators let utilities set only modest energy-savings targets for the next five years, a coalition of environmentalists, entrepreneurs and elected...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Florida regulators on Tuesday gave their approval for electric utilities to slash energy efficiency goals and end solar rebates to customers after 2015.
In a nearly two-hour session in Tallahassee, Florida's Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to...