Minnesota is the only Midwest state ranked in the top 10 of the annual American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
Entergy plans to shut down the Palisades nuclear plant in spring of 2022, fulfilling its current power purchase agreement with a Michigan utility, the company announced today.
Amid ongoing debates over moving crude oil by rail versus pipelines, two new studies offer insight into the economics, health impacts and risks of the two sectors.
After Dynegy negotiates new pollution standard with Illinois EPA, advocates fear cleaner coal plants could close
Documents obtained by environmental groups show that Dynegy representatives were in close contact with Illinois officials as they drafted changes to Dynegy’s responsibilities under a pollution reduction agreement.
After nine years of commercial wind energy development, Michigan State University researchers say they now have a better sense of what drives support — and opposition — for projects across the state.
Conservatives have always believed that free markets provide better outcomes, and the evidence is clear: the market is demanding more clean energy because the economics work.
A wind developer’s dispute with an Iowa utility is part of a larger pattern of resistance to small renewable energy projects, according to advocates in the state.
Two bills in the Ohio Senate aim to ease restrictions in a 2014 law that have effectively blocked the development of new commercial wind farms in the state.
Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, a senior economist at the University of Michigan’s Energy Institute, discusses the “intersection of energy, economics, policy, and human behavior.”
Almost a year after Illinois enacted a sweeping energy bill, Chicago-area developers, advocates, and government agencies are hustling to prepare local communities to take full advantage of state incentives coming in the next few years.