Advocates in Chicago want their city to be the most energy efficient in the nation. But they’ll need a little help to get there.
Kansas lawmakers on Thursday passed a compromise plan that would preserve net metering in the state, handing another defeat to a conservative group seeking to repeal the state’s renewable energy laws.
Hearings began this week on an Ohio bill that would cancel requirements for additional renewable energy and energy efficiency after 2014.
A case before the Ohio Supreme Court could leave the state’s ratepayers with no way to recover unreasonable utility overcharges.
Almost 100,000 Illinois workers are employed in clean energy jobs, more than the state’s real estate and accounting sectors combined, according to a new survey.
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Xcel Energy does not have to share ownership of a planned Twin Cities-to-La Crosse transmission line with a Wisconsin competitor, federal regulators ruled earlier this week.
A new study from the University of Iowa and Illinois State University contradicts a widely-held assumption that wind turbines can kill bats by causing abrupt changes in air pressure in their lungs.
The following is a transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union remarks on energy policy:
Nowhere is the promise of innovation greater than in American-made energy. Over the last three years, we’ve opened millions of new acres for oil and gas exploration, and tonight, I’m directing my Administration to open more than 75 percent of our potential offshore oil and gas resources. Right now, American oil production is the highest that it’s been in eight years. That’s right – eight years. Not only that – last year, we relied less on foreign oil than in any of the past sixteen years.