A small company is bringing solar to coal country, allowing West Virginians to keep the energy they produce after generations of exporting power.
Several environmental groups are considering legal options if the Trump administration approves $1.9 billion in taxpayer-backed guarantee.
Property owners in the pipeline’s path are relieved by recent delays that offer hope they might stop the project.
Wind and solar generation on the nation’s largest regional electric grid lags other parts of the country.
Ken Ward Jr. has covered West Virginia’s coal, chemical and natural gas industries since 1989. His groundbreaking work was recognized Thursday, when he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.