The city of Minneapolis’ goal of reducing emissions 80 percent by 2050 could be met by aggressively electrifying the transportation system and employing a number of building technologies, according to a recent report from Siemens.
Consumer advocates in Michigan say a proposed $2 billion natural gas pipeline would be a bad deal for ratepayers and potentially violate a state code involving business between a utility’s regulated and unregulated affiliates.
Three prominent Minnesota environmental and community action organizations recently announced they are joining forces in an effort to close a solid waste incinerator on the edge of downtown Minneapolis.
Low-income households spend up to three times as much of their income on energy costs as higher-income households do, and would benefit significantly from efficiency upgrades, according to a new report.
A series of six small hydroelectric projects along the Muskingum River in southeastern Ohio point to hydropower's potential as a robust, if underused, energy source for the state, supporters say.
While Iowa's municipal utilities provide energy-efficiency programs to their customers, a report filed early this year indicates that many of the utilities have set unambitious goals for themselves, and in many cases have failed to meet even those low bars.
A new life-cycle analysis finds that in Minnesota, electric vehicles emit 61 percent fewer greenhouse gases than gasoline-powered automobiles.
Backers of a move to keep Ohio’s renewable and energy efficiency standards frozen and weaken them further say they’re motivated by litigation challenging the Clean Power Plan.
The actor and environmentalist said Wisconsin's political climate shouldn't hold it back on energy efficiency -- and Milwaukee is already proving his case.
The Midwest grid operator released data last week showing that the cost of reserving power plant capacity across much of its 15-state footprint will be higher for the year beginning June 1.
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe spends a lot of time trying to convince fellow conservative Christians that climate change is real, human-influenced and a global crisis—and that it is their duty as members of the faith to act.