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.
The bill singles out wind energy, frustrates property rights and “would be fatal” to the state’s wind industry, critics say.
The study was approved as part of the legislature’s budget, which was vetoed by the governor over other matters.
An ongoing study of how the country’s first offshore wind farm is affecting recreational anglers so far points toward a fairly peaceful coexistence, but there are caveats.