The growing debate over nuclear power’s role in curbing emissions is running headlong into an ongoing controversy over “bailouts” for Ohio’s largest utility.
Later this year the nation’s first “integrated” wind and solar hybrid project will begin producing power outside a small city in northwest Minnesota.
The electric car’s inability to quickly and easily recharge is one reason why drivers have been slow to embrace electrified transport. But what if a battery could hold as much (or more) energy as gasoline and could recharge with the same amount of effort it takes to fill your tank?
Advocates who have been pressuring a Wisconsin utility to adopt more clean energy are applauding the recent announcement of a new wind project in Iowa.
Bills before the Nebraska and Kansas legislatures to allow electricity customers to choose their power provider are being viewed with caution, and a little skepticism, by clean-energy promoters in the two states.
A coalition of six Midwest clean energy groups are seeking a share of $1.2 billion allocated for zero-emissions vehicles as part of last year’s settlement in Volkswagen’s emissions-cheating scandal.
Minnesota’s renewable energy standard would increase to 50 percent by 2030 under a bipartisan plan unveiled Monday by Lt. Gov. Tina Smith.
Iowa regulators have been asked to reconsider a recent ruling that many renewable-energy supporters fear could seriously impede solar and other forms of clean energy in a large part of the state.
A former coal plant in Joliet, Illinois is an example of the type of facility that can successfully be converted to natural gas. Not all plants are as ideal.
Local leaders and many residents say they like the idea of nurturing clean energy technology in Bronzeville, and hope a planned microgrid can be a springboard for related community-driven projects.