Kan. utility seeks new path to meet corporate demand for wind
Tapping into rising demand for clean energy among the nation's largest corporations, Kansas' largest utility is proposing a program to allow its largest customers to directly purchase wind energy.
Study hints at bigger consumer benefits from real-time pricing
Most Chicago-area residents would have saved money last year if they participated in real-time electricity pricing programs, even if they did nothing to change usage, according to a report issued yesterday by consumer and environmental advocates.
Amazon seeks electric rate discount for data center expansion
Retail giant Amazon.com Inc. said it will bring thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in economic benefits to Ohio if it follows through with plans to scale up three new data centers to support its cloud computing business in the Buckeye State.
Dynegy struggles to find allies for Ill. proposal
Opponents of a bill to aid Dynegy Inc.'s southern Illinois coal fleet lined up at a legislative hearing yesterday morning to reject the proposal as a "bailout" for aging plants being squeezed from the market by cleaner energy sources.
Another Midwest utility ready to punt coal for cheap wind
Another Midwest utility is seeking regulatory approval to shut down an aging coal-fired power plant and build new wind generation, saying the plan will save customers hundreds of millions of dollars over the next two decades.