Fossil fuel plants with nearly three-fourths of current generating capacity will reach the end of their typical lifespan by 2035.
Money poured into candidate funds at a record pace from environmental groups, industrial customers and others seeking to help steer the utility’s policies.
A mysterious group has spent more than a quarter million dollars promoting a vague agenda that’s critical of Illinois utilities’ clean energy transitions.
A pair of energy consultants are promoting an HVDC interstate transmission-plus-storage project that could complete a link between California and Chicago.
The final report from a Republican-led state task force cautions against shifting to renewables too quickly and contradicts a previous, more-detailed analysis.
Xcel Energy recently refunded customers who volunteered to pay extra to support wind energy, which is now among the cheapest sources of electricity.