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  • Wind turbine construction begins in Madison, Tipton Counties

    Wind turbine construction begins in Madison, Tipton Counties
    In Madison County, there is something popping up in the fields along with this year's corn crop. Wind turbines are being planted across 81 square acres in Madison and Tipton Counties. "At the end of the day, they can show it to their parents, their kids,...
  • Elementary School Stricken with Green Energy Fervor

    Elementary School Stricken with Green Energy Fervor
    A Turlock school is the only one in the state with its own wind turbine – one that produces electricity to power the school’s garden. But, the turbine is only one part of an alternative energy center on campus. A solar array is also housed at...
  • Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?

    Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?
    That ray of light you see peeking through all the clouds darkening California's future? That's the sun. More specifically, solar power, in which California is the hands-down national leader. The state's installed solar generating capacity of about 1.2...
  • Caltech eyes cleaner fuel

    Caltech eyes cleaner fuel
    The technology exists to make auto, home and jet fuel from sunlight and water, but Caltech professor Harry Gray told an audience this week that the United States lacks the will and money to accelerate the use of alternative sources of energy. “If...
  • $16m solar boat sails into record books

    $16m solar boat sails into record books
    For 585 days, Swiss adventurer Raphael Domjan braved storms, pirates and cloudy skies in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe on a boat propelled by nothing but sun beams. The boat, christened "Turanor" after a word meaning "power of the sun" in JRR...
  • How Tribune learned Chicago's importance to neighbors' ComEd rates

    How Tribune learned Chicago's importance to neighbors' ComEd rates
    Different stories often come from asking the same questions over and over again, only to discover new and important¬† factors were coming into play. We’ve been reporting for a while now about all the towns and cities who’ve been striking deals...
  • A wind power happy hour in New Haven

    A wind power happy hour in New Haven
    The non-profit New Haven Green Drinks organization is sponsoring a wind-power oriented happy hour tonight from 6-8 p.m. at Gilt New Haven Moroccan Restaurant at 166 College St. The featured speaker at 7 p.m. is Justin Marron of Optiwind, one of...
  • Both off-shore drilling, wind farms could be spoils of election

    Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads. At first glance...
  • EU investigates suspected Chinese solar panel 'dumping' scheme

    The European Commission will probe complaints that Chinese solar panel manufacturers are trying to dominate the hyper-competitive industry by resorting to shady import tactics. The government body said Thursday that it will launch a formal...
  • Green Jobs - Part 2

    By CATHY J. LILLY Site administrator, Pennsylvania CareerLink Somerset County Where can you find green jobs? Green jobs can be found in many areas. Employers may not use traditional means to advertise openings. You may have to use other sources and...
  • Solar power customer hot about treatment

    Solar power customer hot about treatment
    With alternative energy becoming more popular, you may be thinking a windmill or solar panels could save money on your electric bill. If you think that switching electric suppliers, too, might save you even more money, be aware you actually could end...
  • MetLife Among Investors Giving $220 Million To Oklahoma Wind Power Project

    MetLife is among a group of investors that will contribute $220 million to a wind-power project that sprawls over 45,000 acres of north central Oklahoma. The syndicate of investors led by J.P. Morgan includes Wells Fargo Wind Holdings LLC and MetLife,...