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Solar Energy

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  • OPRF student's engineering project gets national recognition

    OPRF student's engineering project gets national recognition
    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'...
  • Shore wind project scrapped amid political roadblocks

    Shore wind project scrapped amid political roadblocks
    The developer of a wind energy project planned for Somerset County has abandoned the proposal, citing the continued opposition of Southern Maryland lawmakers concerned about protecting the work of the naval air station in their region. The decision to...
  • Duke Energy announces plans to double solar energy in Florida

    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...
  • 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...
  • Work To Install Solar Panels At Avon Schools To Start In March

    AVON — Work to install solar power panels at two public schools should start by the end of March, school officials said Tuesday. The town wants to install the panels on the roofs of Avon High School, Avon Middle School and the public works building...
  • 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...