A pro-nuclear group, which advocates say misunderstands the Illinois energy market, targets a prominent environmental group in Chicago.
A new charge ordered by Ohio regulators last week could add up to $1 billion into FirstEnergy’s coffers without requiring the company to do any specific work in return.
In a time when hundreds of megawatts of large solar projects are underway in Minnesota, a new report suggests that smaller-scale solar projects could be just as good at delivering low-cost electricity.
As an Illinois utility seeks to boost enrollment in its efficiency programs, it is partnering with neighborhood groups and others to connect with customers, particularly low-income households that could benefit the most.
A new interactive map notes which properties have potential for community solar projects in the Chicago area and is sparking interest among area planners.
As political discussions in the U.S. focus on the future of fossil fuel industries, an event in Ohio last week explored a future with no fossil fuels at all.
Minnesota regulators appear set to approve a 15-year plan by Xcel Energy that will close two of state’s biggest coal-burning units and develop a large portfolio of renewable energy.
As large corporations increasingly demand 100 percent renewable energy, many utilities are left in a bind – add capacity, or risk losing major customers to other states.
While Minnesota utilities continue to turn away from coal, the industry still has its champions in the state – with one group funded largely by North Dakota taxpayers and coal companies.
Community solar, already growing in popularity among Missouri’s rural electric cooperatives, now is coming to the state’s largest investor-owned utility.
While the political landscape in Midwest states shows a growing reluctance to mandate utility spending on energy efficiency, some states are still gaining ground in reducing energy use by approaching it from different sectors.