renewable energy

Power lines and power generating windmills
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Jim Melwert
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Montgomery County's government is doing its part to help the environment. Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh said a switch to 100 percent wind energy would cost $24,000 per year, which works out to about 1.5 percent of the county’s electrical costs. “This...
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Christiane Amanpour speaks to Saikat Chakrabarti, chief of staff to Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Jesse Klaver, leader of the Dutch Green Party, progressives from both sides of the Atlantic with ambitious plans to tackle climate change.
CNN
January 08, 2019 - 7:39 am
By Gregory Krieg, CNN (CNN) -- New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and allied progressive groups are ramping up their push for a Green New Deal. The initiative came to national prominence after Ocasio-Cortez joined young activists from the Sunrise Movement at a protest in then-...
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Dreamstime
Molly Daly
September 17, 2018 - 6:57 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Green energy got a boost Monday in New Jersey, as the state's public utilities board moved to take applications from offshore wind energy developers. New Jersey Board of Public Utilities President Joseph Fiordaliso said the vote in the body's monthly meeting was...
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Eagles Fans Tailgating
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Rasa Kaye
September 06, 2018 - 11:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Welcome to football season! Home games mean parking lots at the Linc and local colleges will be swarming with moveable feasts from the make-shift to the magnificent from now until the playoffs end. Eating food out of a vehicle is central to the experience, so a...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, photo a road leads past a solar park on the Aegean island of Tilos, Greece.
AP Photo/ Iliana Mier
August 19, 2018 - 9:25 am
TILOS, Greece (AP) — When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power. The sea horse-shaped Greek island between Rhodes and Kos has a winter population of 400. But...
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Smoke still pours from the scene of a huge junk yard fire in Kensington, Philadelphia.
Sam Clover/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
July 12, 2018 - 6:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Millions of people in Philadelphia and the surrounding area experience unhealthy air more often than in most parts of the country, according to a study. Environmental experts and politicians are calling for tighter restrictions and more enforcement of existing laws. "...
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