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  • California's shift toward renewables makes energy harder to manage

    FOLSOM, Calif. California's electrical grid has a problem a nice problem, but a problem nonetheless: The state often has too much power. Nearly 23 percent of California's energy now comes from renewable sources such as wind and solar, and the state is on...
  • ICYMI Week in Review: March 21-27

    Did you miss something? Here’s our weekly roundup of the top stories from across the region, plus a look at the news that logged the most clicks at dailypress.com. TOP STORY Liebherr case against workers, other firms: A large manufacturing...
  • Pines students win for science projects

    Pines students win for science projects
    A student from each of Pembroke Pines' charter middle schools won first place for science projects at the Broward County Fair, earning them a chance to compete at the state level. Kylie Fernandez, a seventh-grader at the Pembroke Pines Charter Middle...
  • US issues wind energy research lease off Virginia coast

    The government has given the green light for a project off Virginia's coast to test the waters for wind generation. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Tuesday that it has issued a lease to Virginia in federal waters for two wind turbines....
  • Power struggle: Green energy versus a grid that's not ready

    Power struggle: Green energy versus a grid that's not ready
    In a sprawling complex of laboratories and futuristic gadgets in Golden, Colo., a supercomputer named Peregrine does a quadrillion calculations per second to help scientists figure out how to keep the lights on. Peregrine was turned on this year by...
  • As wind power booms, Texas lawmakers consider yanking support

    DALLAS Thousands of wind turbines have sprung up across West Texas and up and down the Gulf Coast. Companies as diverse as Google and Dow Chemical are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in Texas in a race to lower their carbon emissions. With...
  • Kansas Legislature mulls slashing green energy incentives

    Renewable energy groups say two proposals in the Kansas Legislature would threaten the young industry's existence by shortening a lifetime property tax exemption for wind and solar farms and imposing a 4.33 percent excise tax on ethanol fuel and renewable...
  • Libertyville seeks neighbors' input on warehouse parking request

    Libertyville seeks neighbors' input on warehouse parking request
    The owner of a warehouse on Route 176 wants to park more semi-trucks on his land within a short timeline, but Libertyville trustees decided to play it safe and postponed their vote until nearby residents can be included in the discussion. Mayor Terry...
  • Emails show close ties between O'Malley, Perdue lawyer

    Emails show close ties between O'Malley, Perdue lawyer
    A series of emails between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Perdue's corporate lawyer shows what an environmental group calls a "cozy relationship" between the two law school classmates as Maryland's chief executive weighs farm pollution regulations of concern to...
  • Batavia aldermen hold off on asking Aurora to open closed-off road

    Batavia aldermen hold off on asking Aurora to open closed-off road
    Batavia aldermen are split on whether to pressure Aurora into removing a gate on Wagner Road off Mesa Lane to unclog heavy traffic on Batavia streets. The discussion was tabled Tuesday night after the council disagreed about whether or not the gate...
  • Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion

    Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion
    Iberdrola SA, a Spanish utility and wind power company, said Thursday it plans to acquire Connecticut's UIL Holdings for $3 billion. The acquisition will combine Iberdrola's U.S. energy companies with UIL Holdings to create a new, $18 billion...