A report released Thursday by the Union of Concerned Scientists shows Minnesota is on pace to exceed carbon-reduction goals by 2022 and 2030 as part of the requirements in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan rules.
Inconsistency in state and local zoning for commercial wind farms has created a patchwork of laws and regulations that could hinder the industry's growth even in wind-rich states, according to a newly released analysis.
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.
Amid a broader slowdown in wind energy construction in Minnesota, one of the nation’s largest independent developers this week announced a proposal for a 200 MW project in southern Minnesota.
After a one-two legislative punch last year brought wind energy in Ohio to a standstill, advocates, developers and even some Republican lawmakers are pushing back, citing economic benefits.
Minnesota's largest energy cooperative announced today that electric vehicle owners in its territory can use wind power to offset the electricity used to charge their cars at no additional cost.
While the Iowa Legislature considers putting greater restrictions on the use of eminent domain, rural advocates in Nebraska are proposing other strategies to help prevent its use in the first place.
An eastern Michigan transmission company has completed a $510 million project to tackle challenges of renewable-energy access and economic development in rural parts of the state.
With one of the richest wind resources in the U.S., Iowa is well positioned to breeze past not only its own Clean Power Plan carbon-reduction requirements, but also help with those of a half-dozen neighboring states as well.
The University of Michigan’s Energy Institute is like a timeline of this country’s energy past, present and future.