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Solar Energy

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  • Solar-powered plane takes off for flight around the world

    A Swiss solar-powered plane took off from Abu Dhabi early Monday, marking the start of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel. Solar Impulse founder André Borschberg was at the controls of the single-seater when it took off from...
  • Dominion bill heads to McAuliffe

    Dominion bill heads to McAuliffe
    A five-year partial freeze on power rates, combined with a pause in key state earnings reviews for the state's two biggest electric companies, cleared the Virginia House Thursday on a lopsided bipartisan vote. The bill, assembled with significant...
  • Will Facebook make a car? Zuckerberg: Focus on the network

    No cars and solar power for Facebook, it seems. Asked at a town hall event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, if the world's biggest social network had ambitions outside of social media and the Internet, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook...
  • Proposal would allow neighbors to share cost, credit for solar projects

    Proposal would allow neighbors to share cost, credit for solar projects
    In hopes of bringing solar energy to the masses, the Citizens Utility Board and Environmental Defense Fund on Tuesday announced a proposal to allow Illinois neighborhoods to invest in solar projects together and share in the compensation credits that...
  • Cape Wind lease for New Bedford terminal ended

    A $4.5 million deal between the state and the developers of a proposed wind farm off Cape Cod to use New Bedford as a staging and construction site has been terminated, a sign critics say is more evidence the project is dead. The Massachusetts Clean...
  • 48-foot hybrid electric yacht makes South Florida debut

    You might call it the Prius of the seas. Greenline, a brand of hybrid electric-diesel yachts, is debuting its largest model yet in South Florida this week. The Greenline 48 — a 48-foot yacht that can recharge its batteries with its own solar...
  • FPL to launch community-solar program in Davie

    FPL to launch community-solar program in Davie
    Florida Power & Light Co. will build the first of its community solar projects in Broward County. FPL announced Wednesday that it plans to install solar-panel arrays this year at the Young at Art Museum and Broward County Library in Davie. The utility...
  • Coalition gathers signatures for 2016 vote on solar energy

    Coalition gathers signatures for 2016 vote on solar energy
    A petition drive that would let Florida voters expand the market for solar energy is racking up signatures. About month into the drive, Floridians for Solar Choice announced they've gathered 100,000 of the nearly 700,000 signatures needed to add their...
  • 48-foot hybrid yacht makes South Florida debut

    48-foot hybrid yacht makes South Florida debut
    You might call it the Prius of the seas. Greenline, a brand of electric-diesel yachts, will debut its largest model yet in South Florida this weekend. The Greenline 48 — a 48-foot yacht that can recharge its batteries with its own solar energy...
  • Energy company says it has secured funding for wind farm

    The energy company planning an offshore wind farm near Block Island says it has secured more than $290 million in financing to move forward with the project. Deepwater Wind announced Monday that its subsidiary Deepwater Wind Block Island has reached...
  • Environmentalists rally in support of Cape Wind

    Environmentalists are rallying on Boston Common this weekend to call on National Grid to reinstate its contract to buy half the power from the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm. Organizers of the Saturday rally say they are hoping to attract...