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Wisconsin transmission line continues to face legal challenges

TRANSMISSION: The latest lawsuit against a Wisconsin transmission project is the fourth by conservation advocates, though a national clean energy group recently highlighted its potential to help deliver wind and solar power. (Wisconsin State Journal) NUCLEAR: Exelon CEO Chris Crane says achieving the same amount of zero-emissions power through renewables and storage as Illinois’ nuclear […]

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Enbridge to resume heavy construction on Line 3 pipeline

Correction: An Illinois community solar developer said its project would benefit Ameren customers. A summary in Thursday’s newsletter misattributed the statement to the utility. PIPELINES: Enbridge plans to resume heavy construction next week on the Line 3 replacement and expansion through northern Minnesota. (KARE 11) OHIO: FirstEnergy fires another top executive related to an investigation […]

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Michigan regulators to investigate power outages

GRID: • Michigan’s Public Service Commission will conduct a formal inquiry into recent widespread power outages, noting that climate change will make extreme weather events more common in the future. (Michigan Radio) • Ann Arbor, Michigan officials held a meeting this week to share the benefits of solar panels backed up by batteries to protect […]