Minnesota's community solar boom, Wisconsin's utility fight and Ohio's renewable energy freeze were among our top stories for 2014.
Voters in Youngstown, Ohio rejected an anti-fracking ballot measure for the fourth time on Tuesday, while similar measures also failed in two other communities.
Minnesota faith communities were in the spotlight again this week as part of the 24 Hours of Reality project.
Thanks again to everyone who took our reader survey this year. Here are the results:
A federal judge on Friday struck down a Minnesota law requiring carbon offsets for imported coal power, saying the provision violated the Commerce Clause.
The value of solar rate is higher than the retail rate Minnesota utilities currently pay for solar power. But utilities have good reasons to go with the higher rate.
VICE News has produced a 15-minute documentary on the controversy over storing petroleum coke on the banks of Chicago's Calumet River.
A new agreement between a major environmental group and an organization representing investor-owned utilities finds common ground on the contentious topic of distributed generation.
With the U.S. EPA now more than four years into the process of developing regulations for coal ash, a Michigan environmental group says the ongoing lack of oversight raises serious safety questions.
The Midwest Energy News daily digest is being delivered via a new email service. Hopefully you haven't noticed.