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  • Time for greens to embrace nukes

    Time for greens to embrace nukes
    For too long, many environmentalists have been ambivalent about nuclear energy. It conjures fears: meltdowns, cancers, Chernobyl, Fukushima, overtones of nuclear bombs. Yet, we also know that nuclear power provides 70 percent of all the greenhouse gas-...
  • Maryland can spur commercial investment in wind energy

    As one of Maryland's manufacturing companies, we enthusiastically support The Sun's position on the offshore wind legislation now before the state Senate ("Wind picks up steam," Feb. 25). The Sun's position provides a realistic description of the...
  • A fast, easy transition for Windkits

    A fast, easy transition for Windkits
    Moving his company across the Delaware River was a breeze for Eric Schwartz. The CEO of Windkits and his team needed to quickly find a new location in 2011 after his firm's European parent company announced it was spinning the division off. There were...
  • Delegate opposes governor's wind plan [Letter]

    Editor: I know this story may be hard to believe, but the Governor wants to construct 40 wind turbines that are 80 stories high (think: Baltimore's tallest building) and 20 miles out in the ocean. This has never been done before. The cost of this...
  • House passes wind energy bill

    House passes wind energy bill
    Over the objections of Republican lawmakers, the House of Delegates on Friday approved Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill to create incentives for development of a wind energy project off the coast of Ocean City. The measure, a top item on O'Malley's...
  • Wind picks up steam

    Would you pay a little bit more on your monthly utility bill to help build a wind farm generating as much as 200 megawatts of electricity 12 miles or more off the coast of Maryland? That's really all Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed offshore wind bill...
  • Reducing carbon emissions a daunting task

    Mike Tidwell is correct that the evidence for global climate change is indisputable and that carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels and alterations in the earth's ecosystems is the primary cause ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). Since the...
  • Solar and wind power are no panacea for climate change

    Solar and wind power are no panacea for climate change
    Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
  • Don't let offshore wind fizzle

    The sentiment of the commentary, "Nuclear blows away wind" (Feb. 1) worries me. As a District of Columbia resident, I see Maryland as a leader capable of bringing offshore wind to the entire region. First, offshore wind farms will not be developed if...
  • O'Malley pitches offshore wind

    O'Malley pitches offshore wind
    With hope of having better luck this year, Gov. Martin O'Malley went before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday to pitch his plan for boosting offshore wind energy projects off Maryland's coast. Appearing more than 20 mintues late, the governor urged...
  • Offshore wind bill moves in MD House

    Offshore wind bill moves in MD House
    Legislation to subsidize an offshore wind energy project off Ocean City moved ahead Friday, as the House Economic Matters Committee approved the measure, a priority of Gov. Martin O'Malley and many environmental activists. The committee voted 14-7 to...