Category: Green

  Bala Cynwyd-based Franklin Energy is holding a ribbon cutting for it first Delaware office next week. The Newport location will serve as the energy company’s home in Delaware. Franklin Energy manages the Energize Delaware Home Performance with ENERGY STAR and supports Delaware’s Weatherization Assistance Program. Both efforts aim to improve energy efficiency Home Performance…

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control on Monday announced the closure of two State Parks through May. The Division of Parks and Recreation, which manages Delaware State Parks, will close a portion of the Cape Henlopen fishing pier. The 20-foot segment sustained ice damage over the winter, and engineers determined it must…

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…