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  • Offshore wind bill moves in MD House

    Offshore wind bill moves in MD House
    Legislation to subsidize an offshore wind energy project off Ocean City moved ahead Friday, as the House Economic Matters Committee approved the measure, a priority of Gov. Martin O'Malley and many environmental activists. The committee voted 14-7 to...
  • House passes wind energy bill

    House passes wind energy bill
    Over the objections of Republican lawmakers, the House of Delegates on Friday approved Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill to create incentives for development of a wind energy project off the coast of Ocean City. The measure, a top item on O'Malley's...
  • Wind picks up steam

    Would you pay a little bit more on your monthly utility bill to help build a wind farm generating as much as 200 megawatts of electricity 12 miles or more off the coast of Maryland? That's really all Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed offshore wind bill...
  • Maryland can spur commercial investment in wind energy

    As one of Maryland's manufacturing companies, we enthusiastically support The Sun's position on the offshore wind legislation now before the state Senate ("Wind picks up steam," Feb. 25). The Sun's position provides a realistic description of the...
  • A fast, easy transition for Windkits

    A fast, easy transition for Windkits
    Moving his company across the Delaware River was a breeze for Eric Schwartz. The CEO of Windkits and his team needed to quickly find a new location in 2011 after his firm's European parent company announced it was spinning the division off. There were...
  • Delegate opposes governor's wind plan [Letter]

    Editor: I know this story may be hard to believe, but the Governor wants to construct 40 wind turbines that are 80 stories high (think: Baltimore's tallest building) and 20 miles out in the ocean. This has never been done before. The cost of this...
  • Wind energy gets preliminary OK

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill to subsidize and encourage development of an offshore wind project near Ocean City cleared a hurdle Thursday in the Maryland Senate. If the bill receives final passage and a private developer builds a wind farm, Maryland...
  • 600,000 bats killed at wind energy facilities in 2012, study says

    Over 600,000 bats were killed by wind energy turbines across the United States last year, with the highest concentration of kills in the Appalachian Mountains, according to new research. In a paper published Friday in the journal BioScience,...
  • With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project

    With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project
    Japan inaugurated a floating offshore wind turbine Monday that energy industry leaders hope will open a new frontier in Japanese renewable technologies and help the country reduce its dependence on nuclear energy and fossil fuels. The floating...
  • U.S. wind power fastest-growing energy source in 2012, report says

    U.S. wind power fastest-growing energy source in 2012, report says
    In a first, wind energy became the No. 1 source of new U.S. electricity generation capacity in 2012, according to a report released by the Energy Department on Tuesday.  Wind energy accounted for 43% of new electric additions last year, adding more than...
  • Rhode Island's East Bay Bike Path A Scenic, Energizing Daycation

    Rhode Island's East Bay Bike Path A Scenic, Energizing Daycation
    EAST BAY BIKE PATH, R.I. — There's a two wheeled revolution underway in Rhode Island. Since the early '90s the Ocean State has paved, marked, and blazed its way to becoming a haven for bicyclists. The state now boasts 64 miles of paved bike paths,...