| Apr 20, 2015
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Apr 20, 2015
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...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 1:26 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:33 AM
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...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 1:28 PM
Duke Energy plans to install up to 500 megawatts of utility-scale solar power in Florida over the next decade, doubling the amount now installed across the Sunshine State.
The announcement this week comes as a diverse coalition seeking to allow Florida...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 4:21 PM
Quakertown Community School District may add solar panels to the high school to cut its electric bills.
At its meeting Thursday night, the school board voted 5-3 to negotiate a power purchase agreement with Moore Energy of Southampton, Bucks County. As...
| Apr 11, 2015
Mark Parker has installed extra insulation in the attic of his Highlandtown house to conserve on utilities, planted vegetables in the backyard, swapped in low-flow shower heads, and even uses a special balloon in the tank of his toilet to ensure less...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:08 PM
As a child, Maya Breitenstein would go on nature hikes with her aunt, an experience that awakened her interest in environmental science.
As a senior at Oak Park and River Forest High School, she put that interest to work in teacher Allison Hennings'...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Backers of a ballot initiative aimed at boosting the use of solar energy are moving closer to getting a Florida Supreme Court review of the proposal.
Floridians for Solar Choice Inc. totaled 47,438 valid petition signatures as of Monday morning, with...
| Mar 25, 2015
Virginia is the first state in the country to secure a wind energy research lease to build and operate turbines in federal waters, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday.
The agreement with the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will...