| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:20 AM
In an attempt to drive more consumers toward solar power, SolarCity is offering $200 million in solar bonds to the public, an option previously only available to institutional investors in the United States.
The company, backed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:25 AM
The historic Rodgers Forge neighborhood in Towson has adopted guidelines for residents who want to install solar panels, an effort community leaders hope can strike a balance between preserving the community's architecture and embracing alternative...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The wind is so strong in Iowa and Kansas that more wind farms there could power the country's largest cities if only there was a way to move that electricity to where most people live.
Enter Michael Skelly, a Houston businessman who envisions building...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:26 AM
A new wind farm that will supply power to Microsoft Corp. for the next 20 years broke ground Wednesday in Kankakee before a crowd of more than 100.
The 175-megawatt Pilot Hill Wind Project is being constructed 60 miles outside Chicago along the border...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:09 PM
To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Solarize Bloomfield, a program designed to give residents information about the benefits of converting their homes to solar energy, will be ending soon.
Residents have until Sept. 30 to take advantage of special solar program discounts and sign a...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:57 PM
With a backdrop of slowly turning wind turbines, the U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage conservation and renewable energy production on more than 22 million acres in California as part of a federal and state effort...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Google Inc. is investing $145 million in a solar power plant on a former oil and gas field near Bakersfield.
The 82-megawatt project will feed enough power to the grid for 10,000 homes, Google said. It is expected to bring 650 jobs to Kern County....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:23 PM
HARTFORD — The top of the former Hartford Landfill is now home to nearly 4,000 solar panels.
Fifty-two rows of solar panels are collecting direct current to be transformed into as much as 1 megawatt of electricity — enough energy to power up...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Congratulations to Sen. Barbara Mikulski on her stance regarding the Patuxent River Air Station and the prolonged initiative to place wind turbines in Somerset County ("Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide," Aug. 18).
| Sep 1, 2014
In Germany two weeks ago, we were impressed by the multitude of solar arrays along the Autobahn. They perched on the rooftops of homes, apartment buildings, barns, offices, shops, storage sheds and garages. They were in cornfields and pastures — any...