The agreement between Xcel Energy and clean energy advocates also includes building 3,000 megawatts of solar.
Michigan residents can expect to see more advertisements promoting the contentious pipeline tunnel project.
A Federal Communications Commission proposal would expand Wi-Fi traffic to part of the spectrum used by utilities.
Solar companies are partnering with nonprofits to help inmates establish clean energy careers.
Critics wanted the state Utilities Commission to gather more evidence before deciding on the long-range resource plan.
Utility regulators’ move to create a formal long-term energy planning process could lead to a shake-up in the Southeast’s electricity mix.