| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:49 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- City Utilities of Springfield said Monday that it is close to signing a contract to buy electricity from the state’s largest solar energy farm after it’s built in eastern Greene County. The five-megawatt project could...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Here's a prescription for your cabin fever: architect Dale Mulfinger's new book, "Back to the Cabin."
Mulfinger, who has designed cabins across North America, takes readers on a tour of 37 getaways, both old and new. Among them is the cabin in northern...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:36 PM
When a person pulls up to Jamie Fisk's house, it doesn't seem noticeably different from any of the neighboring houses, but it has a feature unlike any other place in the area — the electricity and hot water the home uses are almost completely...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:30 AM
The Bureau of Land Management has released its final environmental impact statement for the proposed Ocotillo Sol Solar Energy Project.
In order to go forward, the proposed project also calls for an amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:25 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Four years after raising customers' bills to meet mandates to sell cleaner power, Michigan's biggest utilities are eliminating the fees or slashing them significantly.
Residential customers of DTE Electric may see their $3...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
SIOUX FALLS (AP) - A group of landowners in Lincoln County says it's planning to build a wind farm to power 300,000 homes, but supporters acknowledge that the project faces numerous challenges.
The Dakota Power Community Wind project is dependent on the...
| Jul 19, 2013
BRAWLEY — Students in the Brawley Elementary School District showcased their knowledge about wind power and solar energy in addition to showcasing their miniature wind turbines and solar cars during the STEM Academy open house here Thursday morning....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
OCEAN CITY — The high-rise towers of Maryland's Atlantic beach resort were blips on the horizon from 13 miles offshore. Except for a distant container ship coming out of Delaware Bay, the Scarlett Isabella was practically alone as it cruised...
| Aug 13, 2013
This is in response to letter-writer Donald Froelich from Voice of the People ("Bird deaths," Aug. 10). When I read his statement, "Every spring and autumn, hundreds of thousands of migrating birds meet disaster in the blades of wind turbines", I...
| Aug 13, 2013
We wish to take exception to letter-writer Donald Froelich’s piece in Voice of the People (“Bird deaths,” Aug. 10). Apparently, Froelich has never seen a wind turbine in operation up close.
Twice a year, we travel up and down...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:08 PM
A new rooftop attraction is turning heads at one South Florida hotel.
The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort has installed six wind turbines to plug into the natural breeze blowing from the Atlantic Ocean and help power its facilities.
It's the first...