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  • Microsoft to buy power from a new Illinois wind farm

    Microsoft to buy power from a new Illinois wind farm
    Microsoft Corp. will buy wind power from a new Illinois wind farm for the next 20 years to offset its power needs, part of a plan by the technology company to become offset its carbon output. The 175-megawatt wind farm is under construction 60 miles...
  • Solar Power Program In Avon Advances

    Solar Power Program In Avon Advances
    AVON — Solar power panels are set to go on the roofs of two schools and a town building after the plans cleared an important hurdle in July. Those panels are expected to go on the roofs of Avon High School, Avon Middle School and the town's...
  • Hands-on garden workshops and an informational sphere show offered at Nurture Nature Center

    Participate in two garden workshop opportunities and learn about the solar system at the Nurture Nature Center. The following is a list of events as mentioned in the press release: Garden Workshop Series: Rain Capture and Watering Systems – 6:30-8...
  • Report: Dominion ranks low in clean energy

    Report: Dominion ranks low in clean energy
    When it comes to energy efficiency and renewable energy sales, Dominion Resources comes in dead last or nearly so in a new report ranking the country's biggest utilities. The report was compiled by the environmental advocacy group Ceres and the research...
  • Energy-Saving Solutions

    (Family Features) The winter of 2014 was a wake-up call for homeowners facing higher-than-normal heating costs. With polar vortex cold sweeps, heavy snowfalls and ice blizzards affecting much of the country, energy prices for electricity, gas and oil have...
  • Democratic gov. candidates push alternative energy; Republicans question cost

    Maryland's Democratic gubernatorial candidates agree alternative energy resources are important for growing a sustainable economy. But Attorney General Doug Gansler and Delegate Heather Mizeur, D-Montgomery, are calling for the state to develop more...
  • Homeowners Desire American-Made Solar Panels

    (NewsUSA) - With solar installation booming in the U.S., a growing number of consumers are choosing American-made solar panels for their homes. To date, about 13 gigawatts of solar electric capacity have been installed nationwide -- enough to power...
  • Wind farm vote

    The vote by the Maryland Senate to delay the wind farm, ''MD Senate delays Sommerset wind farm,'' (The Capital, April 9) defies logic. The Patuxent Naval Station is located on a low-lying peninsula that juts out into the Chesapeake Bay. Add land...
  • Obama to tout renewables, announce solar panel back at the White House

    Obama to tout renewables, announce solar panel back at the White House
    President Obama will promote his record on energy efficiency on Friday by touting several initiatives he says are taking hold across the country – as well as the completion of one very close to home. After years of delay, solar panels have been...
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  • Obama to unveil rule to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    Obama to unveil rule to cut greenhouse gas emissions
    President Obama will unveil a rule Monday intended to confront climate change by cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the nation's greatest source of the heat-trapping gas. Obama plans to bypass Congress and use his authority under the...
  • Solar Roadways light up the future

    Solar Roadways light up the future
    What if a road could be an energy source? What if snowplowing was no longer necessary? What if a petroleum-based economy could shift to a renewable-energy economy? These are not just the seeds of science fiction but the foundation of an invention that...