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  • Maryland is ahead of the curve on solar energy

    Maryland is ahead of the curve on solar energy
    As a lifelong Marylander, I'm proud of the progress that our state has made through successful, bi-partisan initiatives supporting renewable and efficient energy throughout the state. As such, I was concerned when I read a letter published in the Sun on...
  • Energy company says it has secured funding for wind farm

    The energy company planning an offshore wind farm near Block Island says it has secured more than $290 million in financing to move forward with the project. Deepwater Wind announced Monday that its subsidiary Deepwater Wind Block Island has reached...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NextEra Energy's purchase of Hawaii's utility raises concerns

    NextEra Energy's purchase of Hawaii's utility raises concerns
    Plans by Florida Power & Light's parent company to buy Hawaii's largest utility for $4.3 billion are stirring debate in that state. With some of the highest electricity prices in the nation, Hawaii has ambitious goals to develop renewable energy to help...
  • Avon Officials To Host Meetings On Solarize Programs

    AVON — Presentations where residents can learn about a program to put solar power roof panels on their homes will be held on Jan. 13 and again in February and March. Avon is among 15 communities participating in the latest phase of the Solarize...
  • Florida cities fight offshore drilling

    Florida cities fight offshore drilling
    As more communities along Florida's Atlantic coastline dig in against offshore drilling, several civic, business and environmental leaders spoke out this week against federal plans to open ocean waters to exploration. Last summer, the Obama...
  • Local residents learn about the possibilities of solar power

    If you live in Windsor Locks, Suffield, East Granby or Windsor and are considering putting solar panels on your home, this might be a good time to act. The four towns did the research and are working with C-TEC Solar to provide solar panels to residents...
  • Dominion bill heads to McAuliffe

    Dominion bill heads to McAuliffe
    A five-year partial freeze on power rates, combined with a pause in key state earnings reviews for the state's two biggest electric companies, cleared the Virginia House Thursday on a lopsided bipartisan vote. The bill, assembled with significant...
  • 48-foot hybrid electric yacht makes South Florida debut

    You might call it the Prius of the seas. Greenline, a brand of hybrid electric-diesel yachts, is debuting its largest model yet in South Florida this week. The Greenline 48 — a 48-foot yacht that can recharge its batteries with its own solar...