| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Maryland is failing to deal squarely with the problem of carbon emissions from electricity production. Given growing public concern about climate change, a fundamental change in our energy policy should be to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peņa 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....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:55 AM
OSLO, August 25 (Reuters) -
Small island states facing a "frightening" rise in sea levels will seek investments in everything from solar energy to fisheries to boost their economies at a U.N. summit next week.
Leaders will meet in Samoa in the...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Californians who want to put solar panels on their roofs could benefit from a state bill headed to the governor’s desk.
The Legislature on Thursday passed the Solar Permitting Efficiency Act, which promises to streamline the solar permitting...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
When Gerry Hans remodeled his Hollywood Hills home, he chose green options such as landscaping with native plants, a system to recycle gray water and a $40,000 rooftop solar installation to provide electricity to the home.
The solar panels were...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The wind-power power struggle at the highest levels of Maryland's Democratic Party seemed to have been decided in May when Gov. Martin O'Malley bucked Rep. Steny Hoyer to veto legislation that would have essentially killed a green energy project on the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Florida Power & Light Co. will seek approval Tuesday for a pilot program to build small solar arrays in select cities such as Fort Lauderdale, with funding from customers who choose to donate.
Solar advocacy groups reject the plan. They say donors...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States.
But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor seeking the Democratic nomination to run for his old job, visited the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday, where he was interviewed by editorial writers and reporters.
As he has all through the campaign, Crist...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:15 PM
WASHINGTON -- Citing "very serious" concerns about the project's impact on Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski included language in a military spending bill that would delay the construction of a massive wind farm on the Eastern...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:43 PM
As a former Florida Legislature staffer and a former public service commissioner, I cherished my duty to guard the public interest and seek a balance between the fiscal interests of consumers and monopoly utilities.
For this reason, I respectfully take...