A letter to Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration asks for more flexibility for companies seeking to buy from alternative suppliers.
The Midwest bucked a national trend last year, adding 3,900 renewable energy jobs thanks in part to the impact of Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act.
Critics say the city could get more economic and social justice benefits by focusing on locally generated projects.
Michigan could see billions in economic impact and tens of thousands of new jobs if its major utilities follow through on voluntary pledges to boost renewable energy, according to a new report released Thursday by a conservative energy group.
The co-op’s announcement comes in the wake of a failed legislative effort to raise Minnesota’s renewable standard.