'Science is back': New governor aims for renewable boom
MADISON, Wis. — As Democratic Gov. Tony Evers emerged from behind a curtain at Renew Wisconsin's annual summit, his presence in the convention hall ballroom was more meaningful than the substance of his keynote speech.
Ill. court blocks release of modernization study
An Illinois court blocked the final release of a report summarizing a 1.5-year-long grid study overseen by the Illinois Commerce Commission pending a lawsuit by groups claiming utility regulators violated the Open Meetings Act.
Battle lines form around massive Ohio project
A trial to decide the fate of what would be Ohio's largest solar development began yesterday in Columbus, with the state's largest utility joining clean energy advocates to prove the project is needed.
In car-loving Mich., an EV master plan takes shape
In a state that prides itself on being the home of the U.S. auto industry, state officials, auto executives and other parties have been working for more than two years to map out a future powered by electrons instead of oil molecules.
Groups urge court to end 'illegal' FirstEnergy subsidies
Consumer and environmental groups yesterday pleaded with Ohio's high court to end $600 million in subsidies approved by utility regulators more than two years ago to bolster FirstEnergy Corp.'s finances.