While Ohio lawmakers engage in a high-profile debate over the state's clean energy policy, a loan program for small businesses continues to show results.
A rural electric cooperative in Iowa has until Wednesday to provide the state's Office of Consumer Advocate with documents justifying its proposed fee on solar customers.
The atmosphere at a gathering of energy experts in Chicago this week was ebullient, with speakers describing a groundswell of innovation that promises to revolutionize the way energy is delivered on the grid.
Former Exelon CEO thinks wind, solar and natural gas are the future of the grid, but says his former company's nuclear plants need to be supported and kept online.
A small rural electric cooperative in Iowa has informed its 3,000 customer-members that, should they install a distributed-generation system, they will pay what appears to be one of the highest monthly charges in the nation.
A new program helps farmers and other rural businesses navigate available funding for clean energy and efficiency upgrades.
Clean-energy advocates are roundly criticizing a new statewide energy proposal from Michigan Republicans, claiming it is a broad giveaway to protect investor-owned utilities’ profits.
A new report released this week asserts that utility-scale solar is much more economical than small-scale solar. But there are several reasons to seriously question the mistaken assertion that big solar is better.
Although community solar is not officially sanctioned in Iowa, a half-dozen large institutions in one town are angling to create a “shared solar” array that they envision would allow them to generate solar power more economically than each could do individually.
Getting the necessary permits for solar installations remains a headache as rules and regulation vary greatly. But GreenLancer, a Detroit-based company started in 2011, provides relief.