While the bill is unlikely to pass, Michigan Democrats say a proposal for a 50 percent renewable energy standard is intended to “set up a new frontier of where we should be looking”
Critics say a report predicting dire consequences for continuing Ohio’s renewable energy standards is flawed because it relies on improper and outdated assumptions.
Minnesota’s renewable energy standard would increase to 50 percent by 2030 under a bipartisan plan unveiled Monday by Lt. Gov. Tina Smith.
Ohio lawmakers have passed a bill to weaken the state’s clean energy standards and make compliance with their requirements voluntary until 2019, sending the issue to Gov. John Kasich, who advocates hope will veto the measure.
Six years after a Missouri legislative committee effectively undermined the state’s new renewable energy standard, the state’s Supreme Court will consider whether to restore the law as it was passed by voters.
Backers of a move to keep Ohio’s renewable and energy efficiency standards frozen and weaken them further say they’re motivated by litigation challenging the Clean Power Plan.
Bob Ambrose, retiring this year after lobbying for the one of the country’s largest generating co-ops for 34 years, shares some memorable moments from Minnesota energy history.
As Ohio lawmakers continue to debate the state’s renewable energy standards, a pair of recent reports show the costs of complying with the laws are significantly lower than previously thought.
Researchers and policy experts in Michigan are criticizing an out-of-state organization’s report released last month claiming the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard has cost thousands of jobs.
A state energy plan made public on Wednesday recommends a wide range of modifications to Missouri’s current energy policies, and takes aim at reducing energy use through measures such as mandating utility efficiency programs and adopting a statewide building energy code.