Tag: Maryland

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Eager Maryland Next For Offshore Wind Lease

On the long road to producing energy from wind off the coast, Maryland – where folks are eager to see it happen – took another step forward this week. Obama administration and state officials announced that 80,000 acres of the… Read More
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Maryland Sets Clear Climate, Clean Energy Policy

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley continues to lead the way on climate and clean energy policy.  On Thursday, he unveiled Maryland’s new Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act (GGRA) Plan.  Gov. O’Malley’s plan raises the targets for renewable energy, energy efficiency and… Read More
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New Ikea Rooftop Solar Install Is Ridiculously Big

A new rooftop solar power installation for Ikea? These have become so common, it would have to be pretty special to earn an EarthTechling story. And it is. It’s Ikea’s biggest installation yet: a 768,972-square-foot PV array consisting of 18,576… Read More
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Offshore Wind Advances In Maryland; Will Feds Help?

Offshore wind energy is a step closer to becoming a reality in Maryland, and climate change activists there couldn’t be happier – unless Congress passed newly proposed federal legislation that would help the cause grow beyond the state. “We did… Read More
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Renewables Still Seeking A Level Playing Field

When critics of wind power and solar power demand that they “stand on their own feet without subsidies,” or some such, they often ignore (or, more charitably, are unaware of) the policy and regulatory support all the energy types receive.… Read More