Green tech business leaders say the uncertainty of federal production tax credits (PTCs) set to expire at the end of the year, along with a lack of a federal energy policy, have begun to hurt their future prospects.
In Kansas, it seems, the first rule of climate change is: Don’t talk about climate change.
After years of study, investors concluded Iowa’s sandstone aquifers aren’t suitable for compressed-air energy storage. However, the research leaves behind promising economic findings and lessons for other energy storage projects.
In the Upper Midwest, plugging in your car at night was once commonplace. And with more all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on the road, many are reviving the practice.
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Good science leads to good policy, which also happens to be good for business, EPA administrator Lisa Jackson told a crowd at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday.
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson will be in Minneapolis today to speak at the University of Minnesota.
Midwest Energy News will be taking the day off in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Regular updates and the email digest will return tomorrow.
When is hydropower a renewable energy source? The answer, at least from a policy perspective, depends on the state.
Politico compares greenhouse gas emissions with unemployment figures. What does that tell us?
It’s been 20 years since Congress tried to settle the debate over power-line health risks, but the issue crops up again and again.