energy

A national nonpartisan business group backing policies that create jobs that are good for the environment says Pennsylvania's clean jobs increased 6% last year, five times faster that statewide job growth.
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Steve Tawa
June 18, 2019 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A national nonpartisan business group backing policies that create jobs that are good for the environment says Pennsylvania's clean jobs increased 6 percent last year, five times faster than statewide job growth. Noah Dubin of the group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs...
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Six Flags Great Adventure
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John McDevitt
June 12, 2019 - 5:23 pm
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Next time you go to Six Flags Great Adventure, you'll be helping the park reduce its carbon footprint from the second you park your car. The Jackson Township, New Jersey amusement park has installed its own 23.5-megawatt solar farm, and the park is almost...
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Solar panels.
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Pat Loeb
April 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you live in Philadelphia and you've been thinking about getting solar panels on your house, this should be the year you do it. That's the message from the Philadelphia Energy Authority as it launches the third year of its Solarize Philly program, with 2019 being...
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Electric bill.
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David Madden
April 18, 2019 - 6:35 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you live or operate a business in New Jersey, your electric bill is going up to subsidize three South Jersey nuclear plants. PSE&G will get $300 million a year for the next three years under the 4-1 vote from the Board of Public Utilities in return for keeping...
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Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says.
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April 18, 2019 - 3:20 pm
By Ellen Knickmeyer WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says. Overall consumption of all kinds of fuels rose 4% year on year, the largest...
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry testifies during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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March 28, 2019 - 8:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has approved seven applications for U.S. companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, the Energy Department said Thursday. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Energy Department has...
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Benjamin Franklin first thought up the idea of daylight saving in 1784. It wasn't instituted until World War I, when it went into effect to save energy used for lights.
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March 08, 2019 - 1:46 pm
(CNN) -- It's that time of year again. This weekend, you'll sacrifice an hour of sleep in exchange for a few months of extra daylight. Benjamin Franklin first thought up the idea of daylight saving in 1784. It wasn't instituted until World War I, when it went into effect to save energy used for...
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Lawn
May 30, 2018 - 9:02 am
By Kaya Yurieff (CNN Money) -- Google spinoff Dandelion unveiled a cheaper way to cool your home. It involves your lawn. Dandelion, born in the secretive and futuristic lab "X" of Google's parent company Alphabet, uses energy from the ground to cool and heat your home. It announced its first...
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