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  • Governor signs solar energy, 'green jobs' measures on Earth Day

    Governor signs solar energy, 'green jobs' measures on Earth Day
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe and other state leaders marked Earth Day on Wednesday by signing into law six measures designed to help advance solar energy and energy efficiency in the state and extend a tax credit for green jobs. The legislation was touted by...
  • Green energy job growth outpaces losses in coal industry

    WASHINGTON Far more jobs have been created in wind and solar businesses in recent years than lost in the collapse of the coal industry, and renewable-energy companies expect record growth in the United States this year. "I started this company in 2009...
  • Dog parks in St. Pete now offer solar power charging areas

    Four dog parks in St. Petersburg will offer people something more than a place to play fetch. The city has installed solar powered stations for cellphone and electronics charging. It's a move by the city to become greener. Mayor Rick Kriseman says the...
  • Correction: Obama Surprise story

    In a story April 8 about a Utah man's meeting with President Barack Obama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the company the man works for. The company's name is Vivint Solar, not Vivant Solar. A corrected version of the story is...
  • Save money with solar energy

    Save money with solar energy
    Regarding your recent report "Baltimore residents form solar energy co-op" (April 11) there has been an important development for solar energy in Maryland. This month the General Assembly passed a bill championed by Sen. Victor Ramirez and Del. Luke...
  • Boom puts spotlight on renewing solar tax break

    WASHINGTON Solar energy is booming in the United States and the industry wants everyone to know it. But winning an extension of a key solar tax break in a Republican Congress suspicious of green energy won't be easy, especially as regulatory and market...
  • Tri-Rail's Pompano station going green

    Tri-Rail's Pompano station going green
    Q: What's the status of Tri-Rail's Pompano Beach station, which was being reconstructed as a "green" station. I was wondering how much Tri-Rail plans to save each year by going solar at this stop. Brad Temple, Fort Lauderdale A: Tri-Rail's governing...
  • Science fair a hit at Oak Brook elementary school

    Science fair a hit at Oak Brook elementary school
    Brook Forest School science teachers Andrew Griffith and Shelly McComas both were feeling pretty good about the school's annual science fair April 15 after 65 students presented 38 different projects. All but a few projects were completed and...
  • Letter: "Debate over global warming is not over despite Common Core claims"

    The scientific debate over global warming is not closed. According to the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey only 20% of likely U.S. voters believe the scientific debate about global warming is over. Sixty-three percent (63%) disagree...
  • 'Solarize' campaign's live installation welcomes questions

    When Matt Holland had his house built, he had the roof pitched so it would capture the maximum amount of solar rays. "I knew at some point I would get solar power," he said on Saturday, April 11, as workers installed 60 solar panels on his roof. "I...
  • Apple invests in U.S. forest conservation, China solar project

    Apple invests in U.S. forest conservation, China solar project
    Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solar power project and preserving 36,000 acres of "sustainable" timberland in Maine and North Carolina. The initiatives come as the tech giant this year met a self-imposed goal...