| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Harford Community College could soon have solar panels installed on the roofs of several buildings, saving the college big bucks in utility bills and at little or no cost to the college itself.
The college's Board of Trustees met during a special work...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Harford Community College's Board of Trustees unanimously approved a power purchase agreement Monday, which is expected to save the college more than $1 million in energy costs over 20 years.
Solar panels installed on rooftops of four buildings - the...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Nixon's Farm in West Friendship has for 50 years been a fine place for country weddings in the converted 19th-century barn amid the grassy hills — "centrally isolated," the website calls the spot. Soon, though, a portion of the grounds off Route...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Way back when, in the early days of solar energy technology, more than a few people in the scientific community were eager to point out that most of the energy we use is solar, either directly or, in most cases, indirectly.
Direct solar energy is the use...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 3:39 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 50 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight, with a low temperature around 35 degrees.
FROM LAST NIGHT...
McDevitt out as CEO of Medifast: Medifast Inc., an Owings Mills-based...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Much of the attention paid to Gov.Martin O'Malley's second offshore wind proposal has centered around the cost of building and maintaining an offshore wind farm and its effect on ratepayers. That is a very important discussion, and the governor has his...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Last year, Gov.Martin O'Malley proposed to build 500 megawatts of offshore wind. The debate centered around how much this would really cost, and the proposal died. This year, the proposal is to spend a fixed amount of money by capping the amount by...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyis getting backing from the Midwest in his push to put giant wind turbines off Maryland's coast.
Former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver, a fellow Democrat, showed up in Annapolis Tuesday to testify in support of O'Malley's bill to provide...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Behind locked doors in a nondescript Jessup industrial park, workers using secret techniques conjure a material that has promises to supercharge many 21st-century technologies.
Called graphene, it's a fine, fluffy black powder that could soon become part...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Let me see if I understand this. The Maryland General Assembly might be called into special session to pass a bill allowing casino gambling at the National Harbor development in Prince George's County ("Special session on gambling predicted," July 26)....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:13 PM
At one of Annapolis' public housing buildings last week, new solar panels on the roof collected energy to heat hot water for more than two dozen apartments below. Inside, a message scrawled on the wall asked whoever had been urinating in the hallway to...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Environmentalists paddled kayaks along Dundee Creek on Saturday to call attention to the recently announced sale of three local coal-fired power plants they say should be shut down for polluting the air.
Jan Hoffmaster of Millersville, the outings...