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A woman and her dog in Rhyl, Wales, are rescued by workers from the Royal National Lifeboat Institute after heavy seas and high tides caused flooding.
LONDON — Hundreds of people in Britain mopped up flooded homes on Friday after a powerful storm that scoured northern Europe with hurricane-force gusts kicked up the biggest tidal surge in 60 years, swamping stretches of shoreline.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Friday that it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty. It’s an effort to spur development and investment in “green” energy while balancing its environmental consequences.
NEW YORK — The solar panel installer SolarCity is beginning to address one of solar power’s big drawbacks: The sun doesn’t always shine.
FILE - In this Friday, April 29, 2011, file photo, solar panels line the roof of Ikea's Brooklyn store, in New York. The solar panel installer SolarCity said in December 2013 that it is starting to offer battery packs made by electric car maker Tesla Motors, whose CEO is also the chairman of…
The views from Rancho Vistoso - at East Romero Canyon Drive, above - currently are unobstructed by above-ground electric lines and likely will remain that way under Oro Valley's approval of funds to keep utility lines buried on three future TEP projects.
A stretch of landscaped path along La Cañada Drive shows Oro Valley's efforts to keep utility lines out of sight and underground.
Oro Valley prides itself on its looks, and it's willing to pay top dollar to stay pretty.
PHOENIX - The former president of the state's largest phone company is being put in charge of protecting consumers against unfair utility rate hikes.
Oro Valley will hold a study session next week to evaluate whether to spend $2.1 million to bury utility lines as part of three proposed Tucson Electric Power Co. projects.
Marana town employees are continuing to catalog the town's assets into a software program that is designed to slash taxpayers' costs and save roads and utilities from costly, surprise breakdowns.
Appearing at a debate in Tucson st the UNS Energy Building auditorium on Sept. 27 were, from left, Democrats Paul Newman and Marcia Busching, and Republicans Bob Burns and Bob Stump. The debate was hosted by the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Nine candidates are vying for three seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission in a race that will affect the state's energy policy - including the pace of renewable-energy development - in Arizona for years to come.