Ohio’s first public-private partnership deal for a highway bypass project is a waste of taxpayers’ transportation dollars, claims a report released last month by two consumer advocacy groups.
New court cases and filings with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission could derail FirstEnergy and American Electric Power’s plans to guarantee sales to affiliated power plants, even if Ohio regulators approve the deals.
Three months after Iowa's utility regulator stated publicly that it believes the state's net metering law is working fine, a state legislator introduced a bill that would reduce the rates paid to solar customers.
The Archdiocese of Chicago has been among the star performers in the city’s energy benchmarking program, an initiative launched in 2013 that marked notable progress in 2015.
A rural electric cooperative in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has backed off a plan to restructure its solar net metering program that originally infuriated some of its members last year.
An underground fire at an Illinois coal mine doesn't appear to be slowing down plans for expansion.
A Missouri bill would require a separate line item on utility bills for costs to comply with the Clean Power Plan.
Researchers say fossil-fuel plants — a major contributor to climate change — are also contributing to the growing number of harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie, which scientists say will likely double over the next century.
Rochester, Minnesota’s new $6 billion Destination Medical Center district should expand existing district energy systems, encourage or require developers to follow state efficiency building requirements and maximize onsite renewable energy, according to a recent report by the Center for Energy and Environment.
A brief meeting with actor Robert Redford in Utah a few years ago influenced Rochester, Minnesota's mayor to move the city of nearly 100,000 residents to become energy net zero by 2031.
Stronger renewable energy standards are needed in Michigan, even though prices for renewables are declining and becoming more competitive with fossil fuels, advocates say. While some Republicans argue that wind energy no longer needs government support and that market forces will drive renewables, others say legislation remains key to guiding the state's energy future.