Clean energy advocates say the Midwest needs to change how it plans — and pays for — transmission projects.
Invenergy recently broke ground on three large solar projects totaling 750 megawatts near the Iowa-Minnesota border.
Developers still plan to build two projects, but they’ll likely move ahead in increments as customers for the power are secured.
Solar installers say Evergy’s demand fee has made residential solar finances less certain and more complicated.
Gabe Chan, an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota, seeks to connect research with public policy.