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.
After months of study, two Minnesota agencies recommend the state adopt federal “social cost of carbon” values to help guide utility decisions about electric generation.
Minnesota’s second-largest electric power supplier has proposed an approach to complying with U.S. EPA’s upcoming rule: Set a regional target for carbon dioxide emissions cuts and charge all electric generators per ton of carbon.
Members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission warned House members Thursday that energy reserves in the Midwest could be pinched the hardest when new U.S. EPA clean air rules take effect in 2016.
Rural Americans could be big losers if the EPA writes a rigid rule for curbing heat-trapping emissions of carbon dioxide from existing power plants, electric utilities warned the agency in listening sessions on the rule that ended last week.
An error that Congress made more than 20 years ago may be industry’s only hope of avoiding carbon dioxide regulations for existing power plants.