Proposed changes to PJM’s energy pricing system could reward coal and nuclear plants in Ohio and elsewhere in the region while making consumers pay more, claim critics.
A Wisconsin inventor has been awarded an $825,000 grant to help bring an electric motor technology first invented by Benjamin Franklin into the 21st century.
The largest solar project ever built to serve a Minnesota school district began producing energy last week, as schools take advantage of third-party ownership models and community solar subscriptions.
Last week, Illinois was again awarded top marks in a national assessment of how states are modernizing electricity transmission and distribution systems, even as local energy advocates say there is much more work to be done in the state.
While rural cooperatives around the Midwest have been quick to adopt community solar, officials in the Chicago area want to bring it to the city.
The measure, which had its first hearing in a veto session that ends this week, would change how power plants downstate are paid to provide capacity.
A Michigan nonprofit says bypassing politics is the best way to encourage clean energy adoption at the local level.
With the declining costs of solar energy and Michigan’s increased renewable portfolio standard, small townships throughout the state are confronting challenging land-use questions amid the increase in large-scale solar proposals.
Industry leaders who met in Canton, Ohio last week are optimistic about the future of fuel cell buses and say the fuel cell industry could add 65,000 jobs for the Midwest by 2032.
One of Iowa’s two major utilities wants to spend – and charge its customers – nearly $1 billion over the next several years to modernize its grid, and advocates want to ensure that money is spent wisely.
New rules recently issued by the Illinois Commerce Commission aim to rein in alternative retail electric suppliers that have allegedly over-charged scores of customers with deceptive marketing and variable rates.