In Iowa, a state with some of the highest demand charges in the nation, a solar installer is offering a storage solution that the company claims could cut power bills in half for some large electricity customers.
A new study argues that utilities should be more aggressive in adopting electric vehicle infrastructure, and that they would be justified in passing along the cost to ratepayers.
U.P. ratepayers could see $24 million refund for coal plant payments; fraud claims against Wisconsin utility unsettled
Ratepayers in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula could see up to a $24 million refund for costs they have paid to continue running a Wisconsin utility’s aging coal plant in Marquette, federal regulators ruled Thursday.
Customers in Ohio and Nebraska are among those taking advantage of a new and simpler technique for connecting solar arrays and other renewable energy systems to the grid.
A major Minnesota utility’s electric water heater program is doing little to reduce carbon emissions — but that could change with a more robust mix of renewable energy sources and green pricing initiatives, according to a new analysis.
The concept of the power grid as a “platform” — a hub that coordinates energy transactions between various producers and consumers rather than a one-way delivery system — is central to the way Illinois is building a blueprint for its grid of the future.
A wind developer’s dispute with an Iowa utility is part of a larger pattern of resistance to small renewable energy projects, according to advocates in the state.
Despite a big win from Ohio regulators last month, FirstEnergy has filed papers asking for still more review.
Ten years ago, Lansing’s municipal utility was floating plans for a major new coal plant. Today the company plans to have no coal in its fleet at all by 2025.
Clean energy advocates, utilities and policymakers frequently tout the benefits of energy efficiency and demand-side management. But driving utilities to invest in such programs at a meaningful scale is not easy in a marketplace where profits are still often largely driven by volume of sales.