The Illinois city of Urbana is hoping that by making solar more affordable for its residents it can help meet its own goals of reducing greenhouse gases.
Community solar developers in Minnesota are breathing a sigh of relief over the renewal of the investment tax credit in the recent federal budget deal.
Last week, Congress reached agreement on a multi-year extension of tax credits for renewable energy production, an action that is welcome news for the wind and solar industries in the Midwest.
Dramatic growth in energy storage could have big implications for renewable energy in Ohio, as well as place increased economic pressure on the state’s fossil fuel plants.
Last month, Minnesota's second largest supplier of electricity finished a distributed generation project that included more than half its members.
One year after Xcel Energy's community solar program was launched in Minnesota, only one project has been built. But the utility expects the pace to pick up significantly in the coming year.
A Minnesota town is expecting to see significant cost savings from a unique solar arrangement with a rural cooperative.
Nearly two years into an examination of state policies towards distributed generation, the Iowa Utilities Board sees no reason at this point to make any major changes -- a departure from what's been happening in other states.
In Michigan, more than 300 businesses are active in the clean-energy sector, according to a new report.
Activists representing clean energy, religious and environmental organizations say a Minnesota utility's proposed community solar garden program does little to encourage innovation and economic development.