RENEWABLE: PACE funding helps renewable energy projects come to life. (Midwest Energy News)

CLEAN AIR ACT: Minnesota Power agrees to install pollution controls, pay fines following allegations of Clean Air Act violations. (Associated Press)

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SOLAR: Solar installation at Ohio prison aims to cut costs, train inmates. (Associated Press)

COAL: Local activists put pressure on Lansing municipal utility to shut down aging coal plant. (City Pulse)

SMART METERS: Michigan utility increases smart-meter installations in Kalamazoo. (MLive)

UTILITY: AEP Ohio improves slightly in customer satisfaction survey. (Columbus Business First)

ELECTRICITY: A map of electricity prices and bills by state. (ThinkProgress)

COAL ASH: Duke Energy completes cleanup of 2,500 tons of coal ash spilled in Virginia river. (Charlotte Business Journal)

FRACKING: Hydraulic fracturing as a nuisance surfaces as key legal argument. (GreenWire)

GAS: Google Street View cars have a new assignment: Sniffing out gas leaks in cities. (Christian Science Monitor)

RELIABILITY: Despite industry concerns, cyberattacks account for small portion of disturbances and emergencies at utilities. (GreenWire)

COMMENTARY: Adapting to life without coal in Appalachia. (Charleston Gazette)

Andy compiles the Midwest Energy News digest and was a journalism fellow for Midwest Energy News from 2014-2020. He is managing editor of MiBiz in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and was formerly a reporter and editor at City Pulse, Lansing’s alternative newsweekly.

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