One of the Midwest’s largest — and tallest — pole-mounted solar installations is being completed this week at a Minnesota military site.
Illinois is at the center of a push to make the Midwest’s electricity grid more resilient and efficient while empowering consumers to take greater control of their energy use. Photo by ume-y via Creative Commons
A look inside MISO’s control center in Indiana, including a two-story video wall monitoring the region’s electrical grid.
A survey released this month by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis highlights some of the economic growing pains being felt in North Dakota from the state’s recent oil boom.
Climate activist and founder of 350.org explains why he opposes the Keystone XL pipeline, and admits being a “hypocrite” for using fossil fuels.
A video from the International Space Station reveals the sheer size of two North American oil developments.
The national association for utility regulators is holding its annual meeting this week in St. Louis. Perhaps the most surprising speaker: Kris Bowring, a senior business team leader for Best Buy.
It’s becoming clear that, regardless of the project, developers who disregard the concerns of affected landowners and don’t give them a say in the process do so at their own peril.
The Environmental Protection Agency has come to an agreement with environmental groups upset that haze-reduction efforts have been slow to materialize.
A USDA program that helps farmers benefit from renewable energy, like this biodigester in Wisconsin, is expected to have its funding drastically reduced as part of this year’s farm bill. Photo via USDA