Category: Green

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation today reported less robust second quarter financial results. The company’s net income for the quarter ended June 30 was $6 million, compared to $8 million in the same quarter of 2016. Earnings per share 37 cents, compared to 52 cents for the same quarter of 2016. The decline in net income reflected…

Standard Solar, Inc., in a partnership with Urban Grid, announced the completion of the final phase of a 2.1 megawatt solar project at Delaware Technical Community College. The project is one of the largest solar systems in Delaware. The system spans over multiple campus buildings across all three counties and generates more than 2,960,000 kilowatt hours…

(AP) — Delaware will be joining a coalition of states that are committing to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. Gov. John Carney announced Monday that Delaware will join the United States Climate Alliance. Carney, a Democrat, says Delaware is the United States’ lowest-lying state. He says its 381 miles of coastline put…

First State Compassion Center will open its second license medical marijuana facility in Lewes today, offering 17 Delaware-grown cannabis strains. First State, which operates Delaware’s first licensed facility in Wilmington, will operate its second at 12000 Old Vine Boulevard in The Vineyards in Lewes. The 4,000-square-foot dispensary will be open Monday through Saturday. Weekday hours…

The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) announced today that all 210 sodium lights on the Delaware Memorial Bridge are being replaced with elight-emitting diode (LED) fixtures. The project cost $210,000 and will be completed by the end of June. “These new LED fixtures operate more efficiently and have a longer lifespan compared to the…

The Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation put aside more than 124,000 acres of farmland in its latest round of selections. “I am proud to announce the largest round of Delaware farmland permanently preserved through the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Program in the last several years. This is a result of federal funding from the Natural…

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State lawmakers are giving initial scrutiny to a bill legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Delaware. The legislation being considered in a House committee Wednesday regulates and taxes marijuana in the same manner as alcohol. The bill doesn’t allow people to grow their own marijuana but allows adults over age…