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  • Broward chooses Young At Art for solar display

    Broward chooses Young At Art for solar display
    Up until now, teaching children about solar power has been an abstract concept at Young At Art in Davie. But with the planned construction of solar panels, a partnership between Broward County and the Florida Power & Light Company, set to be built at...
  • Baltimore embraces renewable energy

    Baltimore embraces renewable energy
    It was a particularly gloomy and rainy Thursday in Baltimore, but a certain solar press conference inside City Hall shone with the promise of renewable energy for the city. As reported by The Baltimore Sun ("Baltimore ranks 34th in nation for installation...
  • FPL parent clears one hurdle to buy Hawaii utility for $4.3 billion

    FPL parent clears one hurdle to buy Hawaii utility for $4.3 billion
    NextEra Energy, the parent company of Florida Power & Light, has received federal approval to buy Hawaii's largest utility for $4.3 billion. The purchase still requires approvals from Hawaii's Public Utilities Commission and from shareholders of...
  • Baltimore ranks 34th in nation for installation of solar panels

    Baltimore ranks 34<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> in nation for installation of solar panels
    Baltimore ranks 34th in the nation for the installation of solar panels, according to a report released Thursday by a locally based research and policy group. Solar energy use has been rising in Maryland and across the country, according to the report...
  • Huge solar farm opens in California: Enough energy for 160,000 homes

    Huge solar farm opens in California: Enough energy for 160,000 homes
    About 4,000 acres of shiny black solar panels stretch across Riverside County near Joshua Tree National Park, where on Monday U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell dedicated one of the largest photovoltaic solar energy farms in the world. “This...
  • Pines students win for science projects

    Pines students win for science projects
    A student from each of Pembroke Pines' charter middle schools won first place for science projects at the Broward County Fair, earning them a chance to compete at the state level. Kylie Fernandez, a seventh-grader at the Pembroke Pines Charter Middle...
  • Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII

    Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII
    To the editor: When the U.S. entered World War II, the nation united. From industries manufacturing war materiel, to families rationing their provisions, to the media whipping up the fervor necessary to achieve a total economic transformation, every...
  • Help boost residential solar energy by pricing it fairly

    Help boost residential solar energy by pricing it fairly
    Advocates of residential solar power see a technology that reduces carbon emissions and saves people money. Opponents see something that benefits only those homeowners with high credit scores and the right kind of rooftops, at the expense of everyone...
  • Apple building big solar energy farm in California

    Apple building big solar energy farm in California
    Apple will spend $850 million on a massive solar energy project that will generate enough power for the computer giant's new office campus, retail stores and its other California operations. The tech company will be the biggest single consumer of energy...
  • Q&A: How can California handle the challenges of renewable energy?

    Q&A: How can California handle the challenges of renewable energy?
    Gov. Jerry Brown and his allies in the Legislature want California to generate half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, an increase from the target of one-third by 2020. However, making sure all that clean energy can be used when needed...
  • Industry group backs 2016 ballot initiative for 'solar choice' in Florida

    Industry group backs 2016 ballot initiative for 'solar choice' in Florida
    The nationwide Solar Energy Industries Association has given "strong support" to a 2016 ballot initiative in Florida that could allow consumers in the state to buy electricity from companies other than utilities. The association calls the initiative...