There will be one million more smart thermostats in the Chicago area in five years if a new public-private program launched today meets its goals.
Warren Leon, executive director of the Clean Energy States Alliance, talks about trends and developments as states deal with the evolving electricity distribution landscape and the Clean Power Plan.
Letha Tawney of the World Resources Institute explains how a $1 million gift from Invenergy will help spur new business models to drive clean energy growth.
More than a year after Indiana lawmakers repealed the state's energy efficiency standard, utilities are scaling back their efforts while -- advocates argue -- seeking to overcharge ratepayers for their plans.
Over the past few weeks, Exelon has secured promises for an additional $1.6 billion or more in revenue from capacity auctions, calling into question the need for the Illinois legislature to step in to keep some power plants running.
What makes the energy sector so exciting is the convergence of telecommunications capabilities (like the smart grid) for utilities and traditional customers to produce and market energy.
As Illinois officials seek to cut sulfur dioxide levels in two cities, a utility that touts itself as a clean-energy leader is ironically using the process to seek an exemption for installing pollution controls at one of its coal plants.
The atmosphere at a gathering of energy experts in Chicago this week was ebullient, with speakers describing a groundswell of innovation that promises to revolutionize the way energy is delivered on the grid.
Former Exelon CEO thinks wind, solar and natural gas are the future of the grid, but says his former company's nuclear plants need to be supported and kept online.