A group of 12 cooperatives in southern Minnesota have purchased the distribution assets of Alliant Energy Corp.’s Minnesota operations for $127 million.
Michigan researchers say the state’s best path to compliance with the federal Clean Power Plan will start with energy efficiency and depend largely on a mix of natural gas and renewables.
The atmosphere at a gathering of energy experts in Chicago this week was ebullient, with speakers describing a groundswell of innovation that promises to revolutionize the way energy is delivered on the grid.
Former Exelon CEO thinks wind, solar and natural gas are the future of the grid, but says his former company's nuclear plants need to be supported and kept online.
A small rural electric cooperative in Iowa has informed its 3,000 customer-members that, should they install a distributed-generation system, they will pay what appears to be one of the highest monthly charges in the nation.
A new program helps farmers and other rural businesses navigate available funding for clean energy and efficiency upgrades.