Midwest Energy News will not be published Monday, June 20, for the Juneteenth holiday. Thanks for reading, and we’ll be back Tuesday. UTILITIES: Columbus, Ohio’s NAACP chapter, along with city and elected officials, question why AEP disconnected power this week in many low-income and neighborhoods of color; the utility says it was a necessary last […]
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 […]
The Sierra Club is warning that proposed carbon capture and sequestration infrastructure in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and the Dakotas may help extend the life of fossil fuel power plants.
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 […]
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 […]