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Credits help solar providers see bright future (access required)

Industry leaders painted a bright future for solar energy developers in Maryland at the Maryland, DC and Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association’s fourth annual conference. Tony Clifford, CEO of Rockville-based Standard Solar Inc. and president of the SEIA, said the ...

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Planting a seed for a green roof (access required)

A Baltimore roofing company wants to give away a “green” roof to a nonprofit looking to reduce its carbon footprint. Cole Roofing has dubbed the promotion the “Green Roof Giveaway” and values it at $30,000, either in the form of ...

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Synergics gives notice of wind farm start in Western Md.

OAKLAND, Md. — An Annapolis company has notified state regulators that it plans to begin producing electricity at a western Maryland wind farm. Annapolis-based Synergics filed the notification with the Maryland Public Service Commission on Monday for the Roth Rock ...

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International Energy Agency says more needs to be done to avoid oil spike

LONDON — Governments need to do more to increase energy efficiency and boost green technologies to avoid a spike in oil prices as China drives a 36 percent spike in world energy demand through 2035, a global watchdog warned Tuesday. ...

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Expiring energy efficiency tax credit no pain to window firms (access required)

With the federal government’s tax credit for the installation of energy-efficient windows set to expire at the end of this year, some area business owners have more work than they know what to do with. Terry Klara, Maryland president of ...

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Energy efficient appliance rebate ending Nov. 12 (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Energy Administration is encouraging state residents to take advantage of the Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program, which ends Nov. 12. The administration reminded residents on Thursday that the program provides rebates to replace outdated appliances with ...

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Plastic bottle ban a gamble for Rockville organic grocer (access required)

MOM’s Organic Market will remove all bottled water from its environmentally friendly shelves by the end of the month, a move CEO Scott Nash calls “plastic surgery” but one an industry group says could ultimately turn away customers. The initiative, ...

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