| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:29 AM
The best news about wind energy today? Buffet's billion dollar jolt in the arm...
The decision by Warren Buffett’s utility company to order about $1 billion of wind turbines for projects in Iowa shows how a drop in equipment costs is making...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Hurricanes are projected to get ever more fierce and destructive, but researchers say offshore wind farms can tame those tempests and protect coastal cities.
Scientists at Stanford University and the University of Delaware used sophisticated computer...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Harnessing wind power off the mid-Atlantic coast could generate more than 70,000 jobs in the region over 10 years, according to an industry study released last week at a trade conference in Virginia Beach.
And Hampton Roads with its shipbuilding...
| Jan 28, 2009
| 12:37 PM
Published: January 28, 2009
One of Aberdeen's newest major businesses laid off about 30 people this week, officials reported Wednesday.
The layoffs at Molded Fiber Glass Cos. are expected to be temporary, said Richard Morrison, chief executive officer of...
| Jul 22, 2014
A recent report by the National Wildlife Federation outlines the possibility Virginia could be a leader in the production of wind energy. It extolls the potential financial windfall that could result should the commonwealth responsibly harness its natural...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:16 AM
The cost of Oak Park's all-renewable energy is expected to rise about 20 percent in June when the village will start a new contract under its Community Choice Aggregation energy program.
The existing contract with energy supplier Integrys expires in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Microsoft Corp. will buy wind power from a new Illinois wind farm for the next 20 years to offset its power needs, part of a plan by the technology company to become offset its carbon output.
The 175-megawatt wind farm is under construction 60 miles...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:10 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday delivered a surprising rebuke to U.S. President Barack Obama, saying he deprived a small Chinese-owned company of its right to due process when he squashed its bid to build wind farms near a U.S....
| Jul 14, 2014
Virginia environmentalists say the commonwealth lags behind other Atlantic states in developing offshore wind energy, and are urging lawmakers to seize the "golden opportunity" to take the lead.
What's needed, they say, is an aggressive energy plan from...
| Jul 13, 2014
Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers.
But change is coming.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:45 PM
State and federal officials announced Thursday a $2.2 million research effort aimed at preventing harm to whales and other marine mammals from building massive industrial wind turbines off Ocean City.
The two-year study, to be led by the University of...