| 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 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 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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Florida will fall further behind other states in energy efficiency, losing out on jobs and business, if regulators let utilities set only modest energy-savings targets for the next five years, a coalition of environmentalists, entrepreneurs and elected...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Florida regulators on Tuesday gave their approval for electric utilities to slash energy efficiency goals and end solar rebates to customers after 2015.
In a nearly two-hour session in Tallahassee, Florida's Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:11 AM
For my company, developer of the Great Bay wind project in Somerset County, what a difference a year makes.
Last November we were wrapping up agreement with a technical team at Patuxent River Naval Air Station (PAX) resolving all concerns that had...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:48 PM
It's no secret South Florida is "ground zero" for climate change impacts — especially sea-level rise. Also clear is the enormous potential to meet that challenge by using energy smarter and investing in solar power, creating jobs in the process....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As a nurse, I understand the confusion and concern about those who are possibly infected with Ebola. However, instead of getting a lawyer and complaining about how her rights have been violated, Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse in the quarantine standoff,...
| 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...