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Solar Energy

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  • Change state's laws for better access to clean solar energy

    When we wake and flip on a switch, we take for granted the light will come on so we can see to get dressed. Then we step into the kitchen and turn on the coffee pot before checking phones we left charging overnight. Though our routines vary, it's safe...
  • FPL to install $7 million solar project at Daytona speedway

    FPL to install $7 million solar project at Daytona speedway
    Florida Power & Light Co. will install more than 5,000 solar panels at Dayton International Speedway on a canopy-like structure that will shae race fans and parking lots. The $7 million installation, announced Friday, is part of the speedway's $400...
  • House panel OKs bill that would alter solar power credit

    A bill backed by Indiana's utilities that would change how much credit owners of small-scale solar installations get for the power they generate has cleared a House committee. The House utilities committee voted 7-4 Wednesday for the measure sponsored by...
  • Kaiser joins Google, Apple in buying clean energy

    OAKLAND, Calif. Google and Apple are not the only big companies harnessing California's sunshine and wind to power their workplaces. Health care giant Kaiser Permanente will announce Wednesday that it has signed deals to buy electricity from a new wind...
  • Maryland is ahead of the curve on solar energy

    Maryland is ahead of the curve on solar energy
    As a lifelong Marylander, I'm proud of the progress that our state has made through successful, bi-partisan initiatives supporting renewable and efficient energy throughout the state. As such, I was concerned when I read a letter published in the Sun on...
  • New rules cloud future for large-scale wind farms in Ohio

    The long-range forecast for big wind farms in Ohio is cloudy at best. About a dozen wind farm projects that have been certified by the state are essentially on hold now and may never get off the ground after Ohio put in a two-year delay on its...
  • Leases for wind turbines off Carolinas could come in 2016

    The first leases allowing wind turbines offshore of the Carolinas are expected to be let next year although some still worry the massive turbines could harm tourism upon which coastal communities depend. Concerns the turbines will spoil views from...
  • Dominion bill heads to McAuliffe

    Dominion bill heads to McAuliffe
    A five-year partial freeze on power rates, combined with a pause in key state earnings reviews for the state's two biggest electric companies, cleared the Virginia House Thursday on a lopsided bipartisan vote. The bill, assembled with significant...
  • 48-foot hybrid electric yacht makes South Florida debut

    You might call it the Prius of the seas. Greenline, a brand of hybrid electric-diesel yachts, is debuting its largest model yet in South Florida this week. The Greenline 48 — a 48-foot yacht that can recharge its batteries with its own solar...
  • In Texas suburbia, solar not always welcome

    NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas One by one, solar panels have slowly begun to show up on rooftops here. A flash of black glass over a picket fence. A single set of panels facing west in a carefully manicured housing development. What might be an increasingly...
  • 48-foot hybrid yacht makes South Florida debut

    48-foot hybrid yacht makes South Florida debut
    You might call it the Prius of the seas. Greenline, a brand of electric-diesel yachts, will debut its largest model yet in South Florida this weekend. The Greenline 48 — a 48-foot yacht that can recharge its batteries with its own solar energy...