After years of playing political defense, clean-energy advocates in Kansas are pressing for proactive legislation this year with bills related to utility-sponsored energy-efficiency programs and net-metering policies for customers who generate solar power.
The author of a Nebraska bill to broaden public comment on wind farm permits in the state says he’s prepared to bring a harsher measure if it doesn’t pass.
One week after a bill to repeal utilities’ energy efficiency requirements surfaced in the state Senate, a broad public utility reform bill is set to reach a subcommittee Thursday.
Iowa’s largest utility wants to roll back its energy efficiency programs, but it denied supporting a repeal of a state law that requires utilities to help customers conserve energy.
The city of Bloomfield, Iowa is at least 10 percent of the way toward its pledge to reach energy independence by 2030 with the recent completion of a 1.86-megawatt solar array.