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Solar Energy

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  • L.A. sued by two companies over rejection of solar array plan

    Two out-of-state companies are suing Los Angeles after their plan to install an array of 3,500 solar cells on the northeast edge of the San Fernando Valley was thwarted by a local commission. The proposed project in Lake View Terrace worried neighbors,...
  • McAuliffe pitches energy plan

    McAuliffe pitches energy plan
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe pitched his all-of-the-above energy plan Tuesday to a joint gathering of business leaders and the Virginia League of Conservation Voters, and he won applause at several points for a promised turn toward conservation and renewable...
  • SolarCity offers bonds to public for first time in U.S.

    SolarCity offers bonds to public for first time in U.S.
    In an attempt to drive more consumers toward solar power, SolarCity is offering $200 million in solar bonds to the public, an option previously only available to institutional investors in the United States. The company, backed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk,...
  • As solar energy use grows, communities seek to balance history, technology

    As solar energy use grows, communities seek to balance history, technology
    The historic Rodgers Forge neighborhood in Towson has adopted guidelines for residents who want to install solar panels, an effort community leaders hope can strike a balance between preserving the community's architecture and embracing alternative...
  • Building wind power superhighways

    Building wind power superhighways
    The wind is so strong in Iowa and Kansas that more wind farms there could power the country's largest cities if only there was a way to move that electricity to where most people live. Enter Michael Skelly, a Houston businessman who envisions building...
  • Microsoft wind farm breaks ground in Kankakee

    Microsoft wind farm breaks ground in Kankakee
    A new wind farm that will supply power to Microsoft Corp. for the next 20 years broke ground Wednesday in Kankakee before a crowd of more than 100. The 175-megawatt Pilot Hill Wind Project is being constructed 60 miles outside Chicago along the border...
  • A political divide over the environment

    A political divide over the environment
    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....
  • Solarize Bloomfield Program Nearing Deadline

    Solarize Bloomfield Program Nearing Deadline
    Solarize Bloomfield, a program designed to give residents information about the benefits of converting their homes to solar energy, will be ending soon. Residents have until Sept. 30 to take advantage of special solar program discounts and sign a...
  • Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]

    Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]
    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...
  • Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein

    Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt  on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein
     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...
  • Solar panel stance just plain wrong

    I was shocked to see my competitor in the Broward County Commission race for District 6, Rep. Joe Gibbons, pen an editorial in the Sun Sentinel that aligns himself with the Koch brothers, Grover Norquist, and the utilities in calling for an end to solar...