| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Malloy administration's high-profile plan to buy clean energy from a wind farm in northern Maine has survived a legal challenge that argued that the nearly $1 billion contract violated federal energy laws.
In September 2013, the state Department...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:59 PM
State regulators have turned out the lights on a rebate program that benefits solar-energy consumers.
The Florida Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to end those rebates after 2015.
Regulators say the program remains costly and that consumers have...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:03 PM
A federally recognized Indian tribe has filed a lawsuit to block construction of a solar energy facility that will replace 4,000 acres of ancestral homelands in the Mojave Desert with reflective photovoltaic panels.
The Colorado River Indian Tribes&...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Dog trainer Julie Nelson believes dogs are at their best when they are well socialized and have an outlet for their natural energy. “Dogs need time to be a dog — to sniff, run and play,” says Nelson.
In 2002, Nelson opened Paws In Time,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:19 PM
I agree with Barack Obama’s description of Judy Baar Topinka. “She was blunt, pragmatic, unfailingly cheerful and energetic, and always willing to put politics aside to find common-sense solutions that made a difference for the people of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Coal, baby. And natural gas. Why use sunlight in the Sunshine State if you can go dirty? Especially if the sun might compete with utilities? Just ask the PSC.
| Nov 8, 2014
| 2:00 PM
In one of the hottest, driest places on Earth, velvety sand dunes surround dry lake beds that, with luck, fill with spring rains. Hidden waterways attract a profusion of wildlife and birds; submerged desert rivers periodically erupt in a riot of green....
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:55 PM
AVON — Solarize Connecticut, a program that has brought solar power to homes throughout the state, is coming to Avon.
Avon is among 15 communities that are in Solarize Connecticut's lastest phase. The program, run by the state's Clean Energy...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:55 PM
To the editor: I have driven through and visited the Silurian Valley on trips to and from Death Valley. The road from Baker north to Death Valley is a journey through time: vast, beautiful, haunting. Now an energy firm from Spain wants to place a solar...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Shares of SolarCity Corp. soared Friday morning after the company said it would provide Wal-Mart with solar power.
The San Mateo, Calif.-based company’s stock rose as high as $56.94 a share, up 6% from Thursday's close.
The solar power...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Solar energy easy
I enjoyed the discussion of green energy in Friday's Sentinel (The Front Burner: "Green-energy: Near-term answer?"). Guest writers W. Tandy Grubbs and Isaac Orr missed one important point: In Florida, it is easy to heat all the water a...