A tool that helped direct $66.5 million to Fresno could provide a template for other states seeking to counteract the effects of pollution in vulnerable communities.
A $100 million data center in Pueblo is expected to add up to 50 megawatts of new load for Black Hills Energy.
Danville, Virginia, is in the midst of an economic and civic revival that’s powered in part by new solar projects.
The economy can grow while emissions from fossil fuels fall, but policy matters, said experts at an international science conference this month.
Small towns generally lack the expertise to move ahead effectively on energy-efficiency projects. Now, in 19 Iowa communities with populations between about 800 and 40,000, a federal grant provides energy engineers to assess the towns’ efficiency needs and map out a way forward.