As Massachusetts, Rhode Island and other Northeast states seek to rapidly escalate offshore wind, it’s causing a ripple effect for logistics companies that are more accustomed to serving the oil and gas industry.
The utility serving Aspen, Colorado reached 100 percent renewable energy three years ago while keeping costs low, and the repowering of a Nebraska wind farm will save even more money.
Observers expect state utility regulators to scrutinize wind and solar projects despite new law requiring them.
Women make up about a third of U.S. wind and solar energy jobs, higher than other technology fields.
A Canadian company’s plan to aggressively shift a Missouri utility to clean energy is facing opposition from state officials.