| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:26 PM
The cloud computing arm of Amazon.com is teaming up with an energy company to build more than 60 wind turbines northwest of Lafayette, Indiana.
The Journal & Courier reports Amazon Web Services announced a 13-year deal with Pattern Energy Group to...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:00 AM
After reading about President Barack Obama's decision to license drilling for oil and gas ("Obama administration proposes offshore Atlantic drilling," Jan. 27) I agree with oil industry representative Randall Luthi that the U.S. is turning a blind eye...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Highland Park High School's Green School Initiative club hopes to eventually help the school use solar energy to generate most of its electricity.
Club member Garren Kalter, a sophomore, says he might graduate before solar panels get purchased and...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 12:26 PM
That’s right — the U.S. Internal Revenue Service will begin enforcing new quality standards for small wind turbines acquired or placed in service after Jan. 26 in order to qualify for the 30 percent federal Investment Tax Credit.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:13 PM
Twenty years from now, will Virginia's coast be dotted with oil rigs or wind turbines?
As factions face off over how best to generate energy and jobs in the coming decades, the Washington-based global conservation group Oceana released a...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:19 PM
I agree with Barack Obama’s description of Judy Baar Topinka. “She was blunt, pragmatic, unfailingly cheerful and energetic, and always willing to put politics aside to find common-sense solutions that made a difference for the people of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Recently, police-bashing has become very popular. Their work behavior is under a microscope. I think it’s time the statistics for the number of police either injured/killed in the performance of their duty should be publicized. It’s not a...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:43 AM
The energy landscape in Illinois is set to change in dramatic fashion in 2015.
By year-end, the state could see an oil boom downstate, nuclear plants on the chopping block and forward momentum for a wind-power superhighway to carry wind-generated...
| 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 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...