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Solar Energy

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  • Local residents learn about the possibilities of solar power

    If you live in Windsor Locks, Suffield, East Granby or Windsor and are considering putting solar panels on your home, this might be a good time to act. The four towns did the research and are working with C-TEC Solar to provide solar panels to residents...
  • Libertyville schools' solar panels help teach, cut costs

    Libertyville schools' solar panels help teach, cut costs
    The gray skies that seem permanently parked over the Upper Midwest from November to March are still letting through enough solar energy to help power two school buildings in north suburban Libertyville District 70, according to district officials....
  • Green club working to install solar panels on school roof

    Green club working to install solar panels on school roof
    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...
  • Utilities in New Mexico, across US work to meet higher 2015 standards for renewable energy use

    More than five dozen giant turbines erected on a remote mesa in western New Mexico began churning out power for the state's largest electric provider on New Year's Day. Tapping into the multimillion-dollar Red Mesa Wind Energy Center marks the latest...
  • NextEra Energy's purchase of Hawaii's utility raises concerns

    NextEra Energy's purchase of Hawaii's utility raises concerns
    Plans by Florida Power & Light's parent company to buy Hawaii's largest utility for $4.3 billion are stirring debate in that state. With some of the highest electricity prices in the nation, Hawaii has ambitious goals to develop renewable energy to help...
  • Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co.

    Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co.
    Homes with solar energy units are increasingly common in Baltimore's suburbs, but retail installers say they're all but walking away from Baltimore County as a market because bureaucracy and regulations make it difficult to do business there. Installers...
  • Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project

    Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project
    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...
  • St. Mary's commissioner: Wind project would hurt national security

    St. Mary's commissioner: Wind project would hurt national security
    I'm writing in response to Andy Bowman's commentary, "Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project" (Dec. 1). As he and your readers know, the United States Department of Defense (DOD) has formally objected to the Great Bay Wind...
  • Wind project raises serious safety, health concerns

    Wind project raises serious safety, health concerns
    Andy Bowman's recent commentary regarding his company's wind power project in Somerset County does not represent the view from the eastern side of the Chesapeake Bay ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1). In July,...
  • Wind farm addresses climate change threat

    Wind farm addresses climate change threat
    In the past two or three weeks, The Sun has printed at least three letters dealing with the Somerset County wind farm ("Wind project raises serious safety, health concerns," Dec. 6). They differed so much in content that it was almost impossible to see...
  • Malloy's Billion-Dollar Clean Energy Push Weathers Federal Court Challenge

    Malloy's Billion-Dollar Clean Energy Push Weathers Federal Court Challenge
    The Malloy administration's high-profile plan to buy clean energy from a wind farm in northern Maine has survived a legal challenge that argued that the nearly $1 billion contract violated federal energy laws. In September 2013, the state Department...