Midwest Energy News

Michigan utility commits to net zero carbon by 2040

UTILITIES: Consumers Energy announces plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040 — the most ambitious net-zero target yet for a U.S. utility. (Associated Press, Michigan Radio)

A regulatory decision in Michigan could provide a boost to solar developers looking to develop projects for utilities. (Greentech Media)
• Indiana regulators approve plans for a 20 MW solar project. (Daily Energy Insider)

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COAL: A Wisconsin agency plans to seek approval from the U.S. EPA to regulate coal ash landfills and ponds. (Wisconsin Public Radio)

GRID: Participants in grid operator PJM’s territory will meet to consider rule changes as states move to reduce carbon emissions. (E&E News)

• A proposed settlement would require an oil refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, to offset its emissions with solar power. (Wisconsin Public Radio)
•  More than 16,000 people complete an oilfield safety program in North Dakota’s Bakken region. (Bismarck Tribune)
• Roughly 2,500 gallons of oil spilled from a leak at a disposal well in North Dakota. (Associated Press)

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POWER PLANTS: Indiana lawmakers are set to consider legislation that would make it more difficult to close coal plants. (PV Magazine)

• A solar developer installs electric vehicle charging stations in northwestern Michigan. (Manistee News Advocate)
• Wisconsin officials seek public input on how to spend $10 million for electric vehicle charging stations. (WUWM)

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