| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Solar power is not just for large manufacturers and other companies looking to save on energy costs.
Photovoltaic systems increasingly are turning up on rooftops of residential homes. It's a market on which Astrum Solar is betting.
Based in Annapolis...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Pterodactyls. Giant airplane propellers in the sky. Graceful, gliding birds. Blots on the verdant landscape.
Among residents of rural Garrett County, the 28 wind turbines now pin-wheeling atop Backbone Mountain conjure many images — some nicer than...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Bel Air town employees may no longer get Good Friday off as a paid holiday.
The town commissioners discussed dropping the religious observance as a town holiday during their work session Tuesday afternoon.
The proposal was brought up by Director of...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The Maryland Public Service Commission's ongoing review of the proposed merger of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. has uncovered numerous pros and cons for the Baltimore-area consumer, from the loss of a corporate headquarters to the proposed...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Dirty, used oil promises to bring some badly needed jobs to Baltimore, one recycling company says. But energy-saving light fixtures aren't proving to be the growth business that another company thought they were — at least not yet.
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association.
Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:13 AM
It might not seem to be a bright investment right now, after weeks of seemingly endless clouds and rain, but solar panels are popping up on rooftops all over Maryland.
With government help in the form of tax credits and grants, companies making equipment...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley vowed Tuesday to renew his stymied push for building wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic Coast but said he's not sure yet what type of government incentive he'll ask lawmakers to approve for the industry next year.
A top Obama...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:24 PM
SunEdison LLC, one of the nation's largest providers of solar energy services, said at a news conference with California's governor Monday that it had moved its headquarters from Beltsville to California's Silicon Valley.
The news was announced by...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Rather than the Washington political circus that undoubtedly will mark Congress' upcoming hearings into the collapse of Solyndra, the government-subsidized solar panel maker, the company's problems should be viewed as an unfortunate bump in the road...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 9:55 PM
A new congressional map is the focus of next week's special session in Annapolis, but state lawmakers will take the opportunity to discuss proposals the General Assembly will take up in January.
Chief among them are Gov. Martin O'Malley's ideas for...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Third-graders at Worthington Elementary School in Ellicott City did more than just learn about solar energy this fall; they learned about the sun's power while a vast array of solar panels were being installed behind their school.
County Executive Ken...