While Wisconsin has been making headlines for its battles over distributed solar, advocates say the state is lagging on another energy front.
A financing mechanism that provides utility customers with low-interest loans to pay for costly efficiency upgrades is gaining traction across the Midwest.
While behavior-based approaches to cutting energy use may sound invasive, a Michigan researcher points out they're really about making it easier for people to make decisions they already want to make.
Illinois is among the most improved states in energy efficiency, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)’s ninth annual State Scorecard released today.
A group of Illinois nonprofits seeks to bundle together enough clean demand response, renewable resources and energy storage to bid it into the PJM Interconnection's capacity auction.
Suburban communities across the country are creating public-private partnerships to encourage developers to build dense walkable development near transit hubs.
One General Mills factory has figured out a way to make fruit snacks and cereal using 23 percent less energy, a feat that has earned it recognition from the U.S. Department of Energy.
For decades, polar explorer and climate change activist Will Steger had the idea of building an off-the-grid conference center next to his tiny wilderness cabin outside of Ely.
There will be one million more smart thermostats in the Chicago area in five years if a new public-private program launched today meets its goals.
Positive news out of Washington isn’t always the easiest to find, so it may be surprising to learn that a bipartisan group of federal legislators has come together to support an energy policy which could have important benefits for Wisconsin.