| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:14 PM
If amateur art critics don't like the look of the latest sculpture by Orlando artist collective Shine Shed, they can change it.
The untitled towering work debuts Saturday night at Orlando's annual Creative City Project, which brings free theater, music,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:34 PM
A politically divisive Eastern Shore wind energy project hit a new roadblock Thursday, as the Pentagon lodged a formal objection to it, saying the towering turbines would interfere with operations at Naval Air Station Patuxent River across the...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Geothermal power was once king of California's renewable energy. So many companies were clamoring to transform steam into electricity that they sucked the world's largest geyser field dry.
But the industry's shortsightedness — and its slowness...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Marylanders really, really want to get more of their electricity from renewable sources like solar and wind, a new poll finds. Most also apparently back government mandates to make it happen, even if they have to pay a little more for their power.
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Thanks for your Tribune reporter Julie Wernau’s thorough and informative article on Clean Line Energy Partners and its plan to build transmission lines from the wind-rich Great Plains states to where electricity is needed, including Illinois...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Julie Wernau’s story about new, privately funded power-line projects to unlock the potential of Great Plains wind power was fascinating. This is, in my view, an exciting development because it clears up one of the biggest bottlenecks in the growth...
| 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 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...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Plans to build a "wind farm" that risks putting towering wind turbines in the migration paths of birds flying through South Florida moved a step closer to approval on Thursday.
Palm Beach County commissioners on Thursday approved changing development...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show had some fun with the fight over plans for a South Florida wind farm that could put tall wind turbines in the path of migrating birds.
While environmentalists have argued that the turbines pose a threat to endangered...