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How to sign up for Solarize Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. Harnessing the power of the sun can help lower utility bills in Lexington. Mayor Linda Gorton joined officials Tuesday to tout the city’s sustainability program, Solarize Lexington, which helps homeowners affordably install solar panels. What you need to know Solarize Lexington provides tax credits to Lexington homeowners who …

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Fishermen, activists protest offshore wind farms near Montauk

The winds of change are blowing. Conservative activists, environmentalists and New Jersey fishermen protested the construction of wind turbines off the East Coast on Monday, highlighting increasing whale deaths in the region that they say are tied to offshore renewable energy. The coalition, organized by the Committee for a Constructive …

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Swiss company bringing 350 jobs to Colorado Springs | Business

Meyer Burger, a Swiss solar manufacturer, will create more than 350 jobs in Colorado Springs and invest about $400 million over the next five years to transform the former Intel semiconductor plant on the city’s northwest side into a solar cell manufacturing facility, the company said Monday. It’s the latest …

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The Biden administration proposes clamp down on home water heaters

Water heaters could soon be subject to much more stringent efficiency requirements if a recent Department of Energy proposal that has been criticized by Republican lawmakers goes into effect. In a draft rule unveiled Friday, the Biden administration is seeking to compel most electric water heaters to deploy heat pump …

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Iowa Reaches Milestone on Wind-Energy Production | News

(KMAlanda) — Sixty-four percent of Iowa’s energy production now comes from wind – a new record for the state, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Green energy advocates call it a big step along the road to fossil fuel independence. Iowa has been a wind energy leader for decades, …

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