Although Alliant Energy earlier this summer agreed to remove one roadblock to solar arrays in Iowa, it has been holding fast to another one.
For decades, polar explorer and climate change activist Will Steger had the idea of building an off-the-grid conference center next to his tiny wilderness cabin outside of Ely.
Production tax credits for privately developed renewable energy projects have been snapped up in Iowa – but that hasn't always translated into actual renewable energy production.
Community solar garden developers in Minnesota are concerned with what they see as slow rate of approvals by Xcel Energy that could leave many potential subscribers on the sidelines.
Warren Leon, executive director of the Clean Energy States Alliance, talks about trends and developments as states deal with the evolving electricity distribution landscape and the Clean Power Plan.
After a variety of stakeholders have so far failed to reach consensus in Michigan over the value of solar energy, some Republican lawmakers are looking to end that debate themselves.
Letha Tawney of the World Resources Institute explains how a $1 million gift from Invenergy will help spur new business models to drive clean energy growth.
As major investor-owned utilities push the Michigan Legislature to dismantle the state’s solar net-metering program, the state’s smallest electric cooperative is taking action on its own with a similar policy effective next month.
Ohio farmers, businesses and others remain interested in solar energy, despite the impact of a legislative freeze in the state’s renewable portfolio standards, and a university program is helping them make informed decisions.
A ruling made earlier this summer by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission could clear away the road block that has been hindering a solar project proposed by a rural Iowa school district, according to a lawyer familiar with the situation.