| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:40 PM
President Obama stepped in to nullify the acquisition of four Oregon wind farms by a Chinese-owned company, citing “credible evidence” that the company “might take action that threatens to impair the national security of the United...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:21 PM
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.
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:30 AM
CROTON-ON-HUDSON - I love the Clearwater Festival, an annual celebration of the glorious Hudson River. The river is as clean as it is (nobody's perfect) because Pete Seeger got it in his head back in 1966 to do something about the pollution, and created...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Two recent events in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District happily reveal an important truth about our schools: prudence drives some important decisions.
In one event, Estancia High School administrators kept students safe by successfully subduing a...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:22 PM
A group of Laguna Beach High School students have mastered a whole raft of skills and technology to construct and equip their entry in the 2013 Solar Cup.
Members of the high school Solar Club have spent school days and weekends since November...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:10 PM
The loss of 125 classroom teachers that Glendale Unified School District students will be facing next year was left out of the Nov. 3 editorial, "Union’s position is a loss for students."
The district, in its first draft of the Race to the Top...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:09 AM
See how homes use solar power in different ways during the Hampton Roads Solar Tour Oct. 6-7.
A major new feature this year is an extension of the tour to the Middle Peninsula, according to Ken Wright, spokesman for the tour, which is sponsored by the...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Say you're an educator and you had an opportunity to save money, do something beneficial for the environment and provide an excellent teaching opportunity for students.
It would be a no-brainer, right?
So why isn't every school district in California...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:02 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego State University engineering professor working to make large-scale solar energy generation more efficient was awarded a $3.9 million federal grant, the school announced Tuesday.
The grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:10 PM
MetLife and an arm of General Electric that finances energy projects have teamed up for the second time this year as investors in a major wind farm in the Great Plains.
This time, GE Energy Financial Services and MetLife Inc. joined Union Bank to invest...