Jim Tinjum, a University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering professor, covered about 2,000 kilometers of the Upper Midwest to raise money awareness for solar energy projects.
More than a dozen companies have started or significantly expanded solar operations in Illinois after passage of a law requiring the state to develop about 3,000 MW of solar by 2030.
The Midwest bucked a national trend last year, adding 3,900 renewable energy jobs thanks in part to the impact of Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act.
The Citizens Action Coalition filed testimony asking state regulators to demand a new accounting of how much ratepayers should be charged for Duke Energy’s coal gasification plant in Edwardsport, Indiana.
A report released by an Indiana watchdog group finds the rollback of Indiana’s energy efficiency mandate in 2014 has had serious costs for ratepayers and utilities.