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  • Eastern Shore project aims to help towns save energy, money

    Eastern Shore project aims to help towns save energy, money
    Chestertown officials have been interested in energy conservation for a long time — they started tracking usage levels during the 1970s energy crisis. Even so, when the Eastern Shore town launched a project to cut back on electricity costs seven...
  • Business leaders believe in clean energy

    Business leaders believe in clean energy
    Maryland has repeatedly shown leadership on climate change and the clean-energy solutions that will both tackle the problem and provide economic growth. In order to continue this leadership, Maryland faces an important choice: whether to take another step...
  • Solar projects 'more mainstream' as costs fall

    Solar projects 'more mainstream' as costs fall
    New solar panels unveiled last week at a real estate developer's Laurel headquarters come with an unusual twist — an energy storage system, the first such commercial setup in the state and one of the first in the country. That drew a crowd. But...
  • Aberdeen native awarded at White House for solar energy company

    Aberdeen native awarded at White House for solar energy company
    Aberdeen native Nat Kreamer, 37, was honored at the White House Tuesday morning alongside 11 other U.S. veterans for advancing the areas of clean energy and climate security. While serving active duty in Navy in Afghanistan, Kreamer said he saw first-...
  • BGE smart meter presentation leads to debate among Bel Air residents

    BGE officials spoke to a packed room of contentious Bel Air customers about its new smart meter program Tuesday evening at the Bel Air branch of the Harford County Public Library. During the presentation, attendees were often yelling over on another and...
  • LNG export a bad bet for Md.

    In a recent commentary ("Say yes to LNG," Nov. 13), Dan Ervin of Salisbury University correctly asserts recent industrial innovations in drilling technology — known generally as fracking — have led to an enormous surplus of natural gas in...
  • Lansdowne Station Walmart using solar panels for electricity

    Lansdowne Station Walmart using solar panels for electricity
    The Walmart store at Lansdowne Station is in select company when it comes to producing its own energy. The store on Washington Boulevard near the Baltimore Beltway exit is one of only eight Walmarts and two Sam's Club stores in Maryland now using...
  • Free-spending Fed is piling up debt that will bury the economy

    Here we go again. Under the third round of the Federal Reserve's "quantitative easing" program, the bank will spend $40 billion more a month for 12 months ("Markets rally on new Fed stimulus," Sept. 14). Together with the $45 billion already committed...
  • Editorial: You're going with that?

    A circle with a diagonal line through it has become something of a universal symbol for being against whatever the circle is around and the line runs through. This had become a standard visual notation by the time the movie "Ghostbusters" hit theaters...
  • Maryland's unemployment rate for July rises slightly to 7 percent

    Maryland's unemployment rate for July rises slightly to 7 percent
    For yet another month, Maryland's unemployment rate inched upward, reaching 7 percent in July, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Friday. Maryland, however, saw an increase in 800 jobs last month, the first gain since February. "The fact that the...
  • Eastern Shore wind project confronts eagles, Navy

    Eastern Shore wind project confronts eagles, Navy
    A wind power project proposed on the lower Eastern Shore that's struggling to overcome objections from the Navy has a new, airborne worry — bald eagles. Federal wildlife biologists say the population of the once-rare national bird has grown so...
  • Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing

    Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing
    With this week's heat wave, air quality warnings and severe weather forecasts as a backdrop, President Barack Obama could scarcely have picked a more auspicious moment to reveal his multi-pronged plan to address climate change. His surprise decision to...