| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:11 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:09 PM
To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River....
| Nov 8, 2014
| 2:00 PM
In one of the hottest, driest places on Earth, velvety sand dunes surround dry lake beds that, with luck, fill with spring rains. Hidden waterways attract a profusion of wildlife and birds; submerged desert rivers periodically erupt in a riot of green....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As a nurse, I understand the confusion and concern about those who are possibly infected with Ebola. However, instead of getting a lawyer and complaining about how her rights have been violated, Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse in the quarantine standoff,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:48 PM
It's no secret South Florida is "ground zero" for climate change impacts — especially sea-level rise. Also clear is the enormous potential to meet that challenge by using energy smarter and investing in solar power, creating jobs in the process....
| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Geothermal power was once king of California's renewable energy. So many companies were clamoring to transform steam into electricity that they sucked the world's largest geyser field dry.
But the industry's shortsightedness — and its slowness...