Lawmakers in three Midwest legislatures closed out their 2016 lame-duck sessions with plans to both expand as well as slow clean energy development.
While Republicans will control both houses of Minnesota’s legislature next year, a recent forum suggests clean energy policy – particularly for solar and electric vehicles – will still have a place in the conversation.
The recent passage of a sweeping energy bill in Illinois positions the state to be a leader nationally on energy and climate, says Anne Evens, CEO of Elevate Energy.
Local officials in Traverse City voted Monday to become the second Michigan city looking to meet 100 percent of municipal electricity needs from renewable sources.
Of the many provisions of the massive energy bill signed by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, one that would have helped further fund advanced grid technology in the state didn’t make the cut.
A new report by a team of engineers, scientists and researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers a roadmap for the redesign of one of history’s most critical inventions.
Discussions on how to improve reliability and lower costs in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula may be overlooking some key opportunities, according to experts following the issue closely.
Dayton Power and Light is requesting a $145 million annual rider that would allow the Ohio electric utility to maintain its financial integrity, a claim derided by opponents as detrimental to customers who should not have to pay for the company’s past bad energy bets.
Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s outspoken denial of climate science being reflected not just though his words but his appointments, there is growing sentiment that the country’s energy future will be decided largely at the state level and by markets, relatively independent of Trump’s positions.
Indiana coal advocates hope President-elect Donald Trump’s anti-regulation stance will bring a competitive boost to their beleaguered industry. But the state’s utilities have shown they’ll continue moving away from coal, driven by the low price of natural gas and the costs of meeting pollution regulations that won’t be easy to roll back.