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DOE turns to Illinois for low-income community solar pilot

SOLAR: Illinois is one of five states where the U.S. Department of Energy is piloting a program to expand community solar to low-income households by linking it to an existing energy assistance program. (Energy News Network) OHIO:• The state’s consumer advocate says Ohio residents face “more unwelcome delay” in getting details about the HB6 corruption […]

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Madison, Wisconsin looks to ‘lead by example’ on clean energy

CLIMATE: “We want to lead by example,” says the sustainability manager of Madison, Wisconsin, which now powers nearly 75% of its operations with renewable energy and tracks buildings’ energy usage. (Business Insider) PIPELINES: South Dakota regulators will allow more than 300 people, businesses, organizations and local governments to intervene in a carbon capture pipeline permitting […]

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Michigan nuclear operator seeks federal funding to reopen plant

NUCLEAR: The owner of a Michigan nuclear plant applies for a federal grant to restart the 800 MW facility, which has been closed since May. (MLive)  SOLAR: An eastern Iowa county appears poised to adopt solar regulations that would significantly limit large-scale projects being pursued by utilities and some landowners. (Quad-City Times) Sponsored LinkSouthern Environmental […]