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  • L.A. council rejects Jan Perry's move to review DWP solar program

     
    The L.A. City Council turned down Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Jan Perry's move to review a new program that for the first time allows individual solar power generators to sell energy to the DWP....
  • Wilmette residents divided over paying a little more for ‘green’ electricity

     
    With Wilmette looking to find a new electric supplier for residents, one decision left to be made is how much renewable energy to require as …...
  • Colebrook Wind Farm Opponents Lose, In a Flawed System

    Colebrook Wind Farm Opponents Lose, In a Flawed System
    Opponents of the planned wind farms in Colebrook have lost their case in state Superior Court, as a judge said their claims that the six turbines, as tall as a 40-story building, would not unduly hurt the environment or harm the neighbors. The two...
  • Green Wheels: Bill Bryson's misguided campaign against wind power

    Green Wheels: Bill Bryson's misguided campaign against wind power
    Let me say, upfront, that Bill Bryson is one of my favorite authors. The American-turned-transplanted-Brit-turned-American again is without doubt one of the funniest human beings on the planet, and his every contact with the written word should be...
  • Two new Kansas wind farms now operating

    Two new Kansas wind farms now operating
    Kansas' largest electric utility says new wind farms in central and southwest Kansas are now producing power for its customers.     Westar Energy has agreements with the developers of the wind farms to buy up to 369 megawatts of electricity from them....
  • Huntington residents eligible for solar energy program

    Judy Sykes and her husband, Ray, always knew their electricity bill was higher than average because of a large freezer they have in their garage for business. But in the last 20 years, their bill kept getting higher despite the recent installation of a...
  • Solar power project paying off for Elkhart County man

    Solar power project paying off for Elkhart County man
    An Elkhart County man has found a way to lessen his electric bill and make money at the same time. WSBT's Ed Ernstes takes a look at the solar power system that may also be helping pump power into your home.   Marvin Bartel has a lot near his home that&...
  • Wind energy town hall set in Virginia Beach

    Wind energy town hall set in Virginia Beach
    A Virginia Beach gathering of offshore wind advocates and national industry leaders is coming to a close with a town hall meeting on the green energy.   The meeting Thursday night will include a representative from the Offshore Wind Development...
  • Wind blade plant officials ask Noem for help

    Wind blade plant officials ask Noem for help
    Molded Fiber Glass officials urged Rep. Kristi Noem over and over Tuesday to extend a tax credit for wind energy. Plant manager Dave Giovannini said during a tour of the Aberdeen plant that the extension of the Production Tax Credit is essential to the...
  • Council hears solar panel review

    The visual impact of solar panels can be minimized, according to a report presented by the Environmental Sustainability Committee reported at the Oct. 2 City Council meeting. The committee, tasked by the council to research the availability of...
  • Wind tax credit put Romney, Kansas lawmakers on opposite sides

    Wind tax credit put Romney, Kansas lawmakers on opposite sides
    Republicans across the country have lined up behind Mitt Romney in his bid to unseat President Barack Obama. However, there's an issue that could cost the presumptive GOP nominee some votes this November. Romney says he would allow the Federal Production...
  • Police: US Commerce Secretary Bryson investigated in 2 Calif. crashes

    Police: US Commerce Secretary Bryson investigated in 2 Calif. crashes
    SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Police are investigating two traffic collisions allegedly caused by U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson in the Los Angeles area that left him injured and unconscious, authorities said Monday. One of the crashes was...