Minnesota sees a tidal wave of interest in community solar — “It’s bigger than anyone ever anticipated, and bigger things are coming,” said Ellen Anderson, director of the University of Minnesota’s Energy Transition Lab.
“Smart policies and a focus on industrial clusters can allow states to become hubs of innovation and job creation,” according to a report issued this week.
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.
Matt Neumann is making his energy pitch as president of the Wisconsin Solar Energy Industries Association and as the co-owner of a solar installation business that he runs with his father.
Energy giant Exelon Corp. announced this week that it avoided 18 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions in 2013.