By early 2016, the country’s tallest wind-turbine tower — and one of only a very few made from concrete rather than steel — will be operating on a wind farm in southwestern Iowa, according to an announcement today by MidAmerican Energy.
According to the Michigan Public Service Commission, the amount of new wind contracts in the state may have peaked by 2014 due in part to the state's renewable energy standard leveling off.
Patrons of a Minnesota winery will be sipping reislings and reds next fall under lights powered by a microgrid if all goes according to a plan developed by the University of St. Thomas.
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.
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.
A Wisconsin town of fewer than 1,200 stands on the verge of sending shock waves through the wind energy industry.
University researchers say they have created the most detailed, accurate resource for mapping offshore wind potential in the Great Lakes, filling a void in what may still be a long process toward development.
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.