An Iowa electric utility has proposed a green pricing option that ultimately could cost a customer more than investing in a rooftop solar system, according to the analysis of some clean-energy supporters in the state.
A new program seeks to spur solar energy development in southeastern Ohio by cutting costs and reducing barriers at the local level.
For West Michigan developer Jeffrey Dombrowski, tying together clean energy and affordable housing is a chance to give back to residents after 20 years in the real estate business.
In an effort to better align solar-energy production with peak demand, the electric utility in Columbia, Missouri has begun to pay higher rebates for new west-facing arrays than it will for those facing south.
After months of negotiations and surviving a contentious budget battle in the state legislature, the hard work of enacting Illinois’ comprehensive energy bill is underway.
Earlier this month, a New York Times article declared that prospects for the U.S. rooftop solar market were dimming rapidly. But there is more to the story.
Minnesota’s largest retail electric cooperative is in negotiation with vendors to build the largest storage energy project in the state alongside three solar installations.
A clean energy financing program in Michigan reached a milestone last month when it helped homeowners and businesses install 1 megawatt of solar energy across the state.
A recent story in the New York Times raised new attention to the role of the Edison Electric Institute in pushing policies hostile to distributed solar — but ratepayers may not realize they’re footing much of the bill.
In Grand Rapids, Michigan, a major utility is partnering with the city and a local developer on an “energy district” equipped with solar panels and battery storage to accompany the growth.