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  • Creative City Project puts Central Floridians in the show

     Creative City Project puts Central Floridians in the show
    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,...
  • Pentagon objects to Shore wind farm

    Pentagon objects to Shore wind farm
    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...
  • Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comeback

    Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comeback
    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...
  • Marylanders want more solar, wind power

    Marylanders want more solar, wind power
    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. The...
  • Cutting greenhouse gas emissions should be our highest priority

    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...
  • Unlocking the potential of Great Plains wind power

    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...
  • Building wind power superhighways

    Building wind power superhighways
    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...
  • Microsoft wind farm breaks ground in Kankakee

    Microsoft wind farm breaks ground in Kankakee
    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...
  • Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment

    Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment
    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...
  • 'Wind farm' gets boost Thursday, despite potential threat to birds flying through Everglades

    'Wind farm' gets boost Thursday, despite potential threat to birds flying through Everglades
    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...
  • Daily Show pokes fun at South Florida wind farm fight

    Daily Show pokes fun at South Florida wind farm fight
    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...