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Sussex County Council voted unanimously this week to approve the use of land near Georgetown for a facility that turns chicken litter into renewable energy.


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University of Delaware’s Center for Carbon-free Power Integration will hold a workshop in Rehoboth Beach Wednesday, hoping to improve the public’s understanding of offshore wind power and its stake in Delaware.


Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) says restoration of federal tax credits will help Bloom Energy create hundreds more jobs in Delaware. But the company has only created about a third of the jobs it promised to bring the state five years ago.


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Gov. John Carney (D-Delaware) and members of Delaware’s Congressional delegation are calling on the Trump administration to investigate possible price manipulation of renewable fuel credits.


Bloom Energy is returning more than 1.5 million dollars in incentives it received for a promise to create hundreds of jobs.


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State officials are studying the possibility of renewing efforts to bring an offshore wind farm to Delaware’s coast. One issue sure to be raised is how bringing one in could affect the beach economy. 


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Delaware is taking another shot at developing wind energy off its coast.


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Delaware State University unveiled its new Renewable Energy Education Center Monday morning, which faculty and state officials hope will put students in line for green energy jobs.

 

DSU received a $720,000 four-year grant from Exelon and Delmarva Power to help them develop the center, which is located inside of the university’s Luna I. Mishoe Science Center.

 

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After two failed attempts, DC regulators on Wednesday approved a $6.8 billion merger between Exelon Corp and Delmarva Power owner Pepco Holdings - the final obstacle in the way of their deal.

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New research at University of Delaware on changing the color of light could lead to a breakthrough in solar technology.

While sunlight contains a wide spectrum of colors, a traditional solar cell can’t absorb low-energy colors, like red. Engineers at UD want to transform these low-energy colors into a high-energy color, like blue or green. That would let solar cells to absorb more light, thus giving humans access to more solar power.