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I Bought An Electric Car. Now What?

Fairfax County resident Ron Ball was one of the first people in Virginia to buy the Chevy Volt, a new eco-friendly electric car. As an avid environmentalist, he had been dreaming of owning a Volt for years. But now that he has one, he's discovering life as a proud Volt owner is more complicated than he realized.

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Gas Prices Reach $4 A Gallon

AAA's daily fuel gauge, which tracks the average price of fuel across the country, indicates the average price of a gallon of unleaded regular in the District rose to $4.03 Saturday.

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AU To Install D.C.'s Largest Solar Panel System

American University says it is installing Washington's largest solar power system.

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O'Malley's Offshore Wind Bill Stalls In Finance Committee

Gov. Martin O'Malley's offshore wind energy bill will have to wait at least another year.

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Power Breakfast: Federal Investigation Of W. Va. Coal Mining Accident

It was the worst coal mining accident in the U.S. in 40 years. One year ago, on April 5th, 2010, a build-up of methane gas fueled an explosion inside Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia. 29 men were killed.

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Baltimore Company Gets Renewable Energy Contract With State Department

Baltimore-based Constellation Energy says it has signed a 20-year contract with the State Department to provide electricity from renewable energy sources.

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Wind Power Bill In Maryland Sees Changes

In Maryland, supporters of wind power are offering changes to a bill in the general assembly designed to bring such energy to the state.

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