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.
While the EPA recommends Minnesota meet carbon targets through efficiency and natural gas, a recent report says renewable energy -- particularly wind -- may be a cheaper option.
While an Ohio energy study committee is tasked by law to look broadly at both the costs and benefits of the state’s clean energy standards, advocates say most of the group’s focus so far has been on factors against them.
Wind-farm operations in some instances will be more complicated and costly as a result of the federal government's announcement last week that it will list the Northern long-eared bat as a threatened species.
Some Michigan lawmakers think comprehensive utility resource planning can take the place of renewable energy standards, but the experience of other states shows that isn't the case.