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North Dakota oil company pursues wind development, job training

MISSOURI: Smart meter programs are helping Evergy and Ameren Missouri roll out new customer rate programs that incentivize saving energy during peak times. (Energy News Network) UTILITIES: Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan declines to testify before a legislative committee investigating possible disciplinary action over his alleged ties to the ComEd bribery scandal. (CBS Chicago) ***SPONSORED […]

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Enbridge asks state regulators for go-ahead on Line 5 tunnel

PIPELINES: Enbridge asks the Michigan Public Service Commission to declare that the company doesn’t need a state permit to build an underground tunnel for the Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. (Bridge) SOLAR: Dane County, Wisconsin, seeks proposals for an 18 MW solar project to power county operations. (Wisconsin State Journal) ***SPONSORED LINK: […]

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Major producer plans ‘exit strategy’ from thermal coal

COAL: Arch Resources maps an “exit strategy” from thermal coal used for electricity production after another grim quarterly earnings report. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) ALSO: • North Dakota regulators approve more funding for a carbon capture and storage project that supporters say would help keep open a major coal plant set to close in 2022. (Bismarck […]