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  • 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...
  • Wind energy gets preliminary OK

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill to subsidize and encourage development of an offshore wind project near Ocean City cleared a hurdle Thursday in the Maryland Senate. If the bill receives final passage and a private developer builds a wind farm, Maryland...
  • Wind energy bill clears Senate

    Wind energy bill clears Senate
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to encourage development of a wind energy farm off the coast of Ocean City cleared a major hurdle Friday as the Maryland Senate passed the bill 30-17. The proposal, designed to spark an offshore wind industry by subsidizing...
  • Legislation encourages wind farm, but hurdles remain

    Legislation encourages wind farm, but hurdles remain
    After three years of trying, Gov. Martin O'Malley has won approval of legislation that aims to spur construction of towering wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic coast. Now comes the hard part. Daunting regulatory, political and financial hurdles...
  • Easter a time to renew — and for renewable wind energy

    Easter's message of hope and new life is a universal and much-needed one throughout the world, but particularly for Marylanders this year as we celebrate the passage of the offshore wind bill by the Maryland General Assembly. I'm filled with thanks to...
  • 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...
  • 600,000 bats killed at wind energy facilities in 2012, study says

    Over 600,000 bats were killed by wind energy turbines across the United States last year, with the highest concentration of kills in the Appalachian Mountains, according to new research. In a paper published Friday in the journal BioScience,...
  • With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project

    With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project
    Japan inaugurated a floating offshore wind turbine Monday that energy industry leaders hope will open a new frontier in Japanese renewable technologies and help the country reduce its dependence on nuclear energy and fossil fuels. The floating...