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Solar Energy

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  • State Report: Air Quality Up, But Other Problems Remain

    State Report: Air Quality Up, But Other Problems Remain
    HARTFORD — Connecticut's air quality last year was the best in decades, according to the state's official environmental watchdog group, but we're not doing so well on preserving open space or protecting bats and turtles. The Council on...
  • Proposed wind farm change might help endangered birds

    A company that for years has been planning a wind turbine farm in an area of southeastern North Dakota where endangered birds nest and fly over is proposing changes that might help reduce potential harm. The proposed move to fewer and larger turbines...
  • Northeast Solar Groups Unite For Policy Push

    The solar industry in the Northeast has found its voice. Solar business representatives from nine states have formed a coalition with two universities to push for uniform clean energy policies. "There's too many instances of reinventing the wheel at the...
  • Solar eclipse will test Germany's green power grid

    Will next week's partial solar eclipse turn off the lights in Germany? Experts say the country's electricity grid, which relies increasingly on renewable energy, faces a crucial test on the morning of March 20, when the moon will pass in front of the sun...
  • PZC OKs Solar Panels At Two Avon Schools

    PZC OKs Solar Panels At Two Avon Schools
    AVON — The planning and zoning commission has approved plans to put solar power panels on the roofs at Avon Middle School and Avon High School. The panels will be installed by Solar City. The town has an agreement with the company to buy...
  • Massachusetts AG Healey backs renewable energy efforts

    State Attorney General Maura Healey says she wants to expand the state's use of solar power and other renewable energy sources. Healey said Thursday that her office is already working with a task force to encourage the growth of the solar energy industry...
  • Renewable energy is a California success story

    Renewable energy is a California success story
    In 2011, Solyndra, a California-based solar panel manufacturer, defaulted on a $535-million federal loan and went bankrupt. Critics argued that this proved renewable energy was hopelessly impractical and expensive and that federal and state policies to...
  • Solar-powered plane lands in India on 2nd leg of world trip

    A Swiss-made solar powered aircraft landed in western India on Tuesday night, completing the second leg — and its first sea crossing — of its historic round-the-world trip. The Solar Impulse 2 touched down at Ahmadabad airport in Gujarat...
  • Solar plane pilots urge India to support clean energy drive

    The Swiss pilots of a solar-powered airplane on a historic round-the-world journey said Wednesday that they want the people of India to support their campaign for clean energy, a day after the aircraft landed in the country. Bertrand Piccard and Andre...
  • Libertyville seeks neighbors' input on warehouse parking request

    Libertyville seeks neighbors' input on warehouse parking request
    The owner of a warehouse on Route 176 wants to park more semi-trucks on his land within a short timeline, but Libertyville trustees decided to play it safe and postponed their vote until nearby residents can be included in the discussion. Mayor Terry...
  • Company expansion bringing 240 new jobs to Maryland

    More than 200 new jobs are coming to Maryland over the next three years as the result of a solar power company's expansion. Officials with Astrum Solar on Tuesday announced plans to triple its 14,400 square-foot facility in Howard County, and add 240 new...