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  • Dominion puts on hold offshore Virginia wind test turbines

    Dominion puts on hold offshore Virginia wind test turbines
    Two test wind turbines that were to rise off Virginia Beach are being put on hold by Dominion Virginia Power. A spokesman for the utility tells The Virginian-Pilot the project is too costly, with an estimated price tag of between $375 million and $400...
  • First GREEN Bank renews solar energy grant program

    First GREEN Bank renews solar energy grant program
    A Mount Dora bank that promotes environmental causes will provide grants totaling up to $20,000 to area residents who plan to convert to solar power. The grants from First Green Bank will go to people and businesses who want to install solar panels or...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Utilities Terminate Contracts For $2.5B Cape Wind Project

    Utilities Terminate Contracts For $2.5B Cape Wind Project
    BOSTON — Supporters and detractors of the proposed $2.5 billion wind farm in Cape Cod waters say the project is in peril now that National Grid and NStar, a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities, have decided to terminate their contracts to buy power...
  • Google invests $300 million in fund for residential solar power

    Google invests $300 million in fund for residential solar power
    Google Inc. is making another large investment in renewable energy, but this time average homeowners could be the ones reaping the benefits.  The Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet search giant said Thursday it would invest $300 million in a new...
  • Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters

    Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters
    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...
  • To Boost Rooftop Solar, Malloy Offers Plan Betting Ratepayer Millions

    NEW BRITAIN — Surrounded by solar panel crews, energy officials and students at E.C. Goodwin Technical High School, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday proposed an ambitious bet to grow by tenfold the use of rooftop solar in Connecticut. The...
  • Solar initiative moving toward court review

    Solar initiative moving toward court review
    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...