| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:45 AM
As a life-long resident of Somerset County, I felt compelled to respond to commentator Andy Bowman's recent op-ed ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1).
After telling us for 30 years that industrial wind energy...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I'm writing in response to Andy Bowman's commentary, "Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project" (Dec. 1).
As he and your readers know, the United States Department of Defense (DOD) has formally objected to the Great Bay Wind...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Andy Bowman's recent commentary regarding his company's wind power project in Somerset County does not represent the view from the eastern side of the Chesapeake Bay ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1).
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In the past two or three weeks, The Sun has printed at least three letters dealing with the Somerset County wind farm ("Wind project raises serious safety, health concerns," Dec. 6). They differed so much in content that it was almost impossible to see...
| 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 26, 2014
The gray skies that seem permanently parked over the Upper Midwest from November to March are still letting through enough solar energy to help power two school buildings in north suburban Libertyville District 70, according to district officials....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:37 AM
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...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:28 PM
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...
| 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...