A report released Thursday by the Union of Concerned Scientists shows Minnesota is on pace to exceed carbon-reduction goals by 2022 and 2030 as part of the requirements in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan rules.
Both witnesses slated for a meeting with Ohio lawmakers on Monday want the state to scrap its clean energy standards altogether—a move that supporters of the law say would cause Ohio to miss out on investments and job growth.
Two representatives of a Manitoba tribe spoke to Minnesota legislators in opposition to proposed legislation allowing utilities to count new hydropower projects toward meeting their renewable energy goals.
Over the next few days the Minnesota Legislature will likely try to merge two vastly different bills involving energy policy into an omnibus bill that will likely face heavy scrutiny from Gov. Mark Dayton.
The University of Michigan’s Energy Institute is like a timeline of this country’s energy past, present and future.
Michigan Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to double the state’s efficiency and renewable energy standards by 2022.
Some Michigan lawmakers think comprehensive utility resource planning can take the place of renewable energy standards, but the experience of other states shows that isn't the case.
Kansas' renewable portfolio standard is being challenged in the state legislature again this year; advocates say keeping the law will be critical to meeting EPA carbon targets.
Illinois legislators are introducing a broad-ranging bill today that would “fix” the state’s troubled Renewable Portfolio Standard, and, backers say, create 32,000 clean-energy jobs per year.
Ohio’s top environmental official gave legislators a “bucket” list of objections to the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan.