Positive news out of Washington isn’t always the easiest to find, so it may be surprising to learn that a bipartisan group of federal legislators has come together to support an energy policy which could have important benefits for Wisconsin.
A Wisconsin town of fewer than 1,200 stands on the verge of sending shock waves through the wind energy industry.
Barry Goldwater, Jr. is a prominent conservative and chairman of the group Tell Utilities Solar won’t be Killed (TUSK). Goldwater and his associates are pushing for net metering solar policies that are favorable to utility customers in 17 states across the country, including Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana and Kansas. Last week Goldwater talked with Midwest Energy News about utility arguments, “green tea” and splits within the Republican Party.
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.
Huda Alkaff is among 12 faith leaders around the country being honored by the White House as Champions of Change, who “have demonstrated clear leadership across the United States and around the world
In light of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change, people of different faiths explore the role of spirituality in clean energy practice and policy.
Two arrays owned by rural co-ops constitute about one-third of the solar generating capacity energized in Wisconsin last year.
If you pay attention to energy-related news, it may have come as a surprise how often Wisconsin energy policy has appeared in the national headlines over the past year.
A cogeneration plant built by a utility at a Wisconsin paper mill has so far generated very little electricity — and almost no benefit for the ratepayers that covered most of the cost.
In states across the Midwest, advocates are challenging transportation administrators and elected officials over what they see as an ongoing, unnecessary build-out of highway infrastructure rooted in 20th-century planning.