More than a year after being criticized by state regulators for being too coal-dependent, a Minnesota energy provider is taking another run at planning for a lower-carbon future.
The Energy Transition Lab at the University of Minnesota will bring some of the state's energy expertise to a global stage.
A group of Midwestern regulators, environmentalists and utility representatives headed to Washington, D.C. this week to ask that states and utilities receive credits for their past efforts on EPA carbon targets.
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell has elevated the city as a model for sustainability, renewable energy and energy efficiency.
MISO states could save billions of dollars complying with EPA carbon rules by banding together and applying strategies beyond the four "building blocks" put forward by the agency, according to an analysis by the grid operator.
Compared to other regions of the country, the upper Midwest is one of the pacesetters nationwide for reducing energy use.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission decided today to defer a decision on whether to adopt the Environmental Protection Agency's social cost of carbon calculation.
A solar array at the Cincinnati Zoo is cutting energy costs and giving visitors a lesson in clean energy, while also keeping their cars cool. Developers hope SB 310 won't derail future such projects.
A policymaking storm is brewing in Michigan as state officials and lawmakers simultaneously devise a plan to comply with proposed federal carbon rules and also revisit the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard that expires next year.
Former South Carolina Congressman Bob Inglis explains why conservatives need to get past denial and start developing real, market-based solutions to climate change.