Low-income program funding at risk again in Ill. budget talks
Funds set aside for a program to bring solar development to low-income communities in Illinois are at risk of being drained by the state's budget crisis even before the program gets started, advocates say.
In state where big wind thrives, a scuffle over rooftop solar
Kansas utilities say solar-owning homeowners are in a class by themselves. Or they should be.
Lawmakers, FirstEnergy at cross-purposes in efficiency fight
As Republican legislators push a bill to weaken Ohio's energy efficiency standard, one of the state's largest utilities is waiting for state regulators to greenlight a request to rev up efficiency programs.
MISO survey sees ample Midwest generation through 2022
The nation's central corridor has ample capacity to meet electricity demand over the next five years as peak usage is expected to decline and some power plants originally slated for retirement will stay online, according to a survey by the grid operator and state regulators.
Repowered turbines spark tax-credit clash in Iowa
Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Co. is again at odds with Iowa's consumer advocate and a trio of the nation's biggest technology companies over regulatory treatment of federal production tax credits — this time involving older turbines that the utility wants to refurbish.