Minnesota became the first state in the nation Thursday to adopt a “value of solar” approach for determining how community solar customers will be paid for the power the projects produce.
While the Republican platform leans heavily toward fossil fuels, a growing group of "eco-rights" are pushing for conservative policy solutions to climate change.
A new project in Minnesota would bring combined heat and power generation and add new technology to capture sulfur at one of the Midwest’s largest oil refineries.
A company that has provided Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing to California homeowners for about four years is setting up shop in Missouri.
Groups that have been closely involved with Michigan officials’ inquiry into the safety of oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac say the ongoing process is moving too slowly and continues to favor the company.
Missouri regulators dealt merchant transmission developer Clean Line Energy Partners LLC another small setback in its bid to win approval for the $2 billion Grain Belt Express project by rejecting the application on procedural grounds.
An Illinois energy expert says the former State Line coal plant near Chicago would be an ideal site for a small modular reactor.
As it is in Ohio and elsewhere in the United States, the coal industry in Poland is declining amid economic and environmental pressures. And the industry’s political and cultural importance is prompting state action to save it.
The Big Three automakers and the U.S. Department of Energy are banking on Illinois startup company SiNode Systems to help them develop the light, energy-dense batteries needed to accelerate the spread of electric vehicles, increasing the distance electric vehicles can drive between charges and making the technology more affordable.
Minnesota climate activists say they are “pleasantly surprised” after Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp issued a new environmental policy in June that will reduce lending for coal-fired power plants, coal mines and other environmentally harmful projects.
Michael Mann’s “hockey stick” graph demonstrated that average global temperatures spiked rapidly in the twentieth century and continue to rise. That visualization provided a key narrative device for Al Gore’s landmark 2006 global warming documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth.”