Midwest power

Jeffrey Tomich

Reporter

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Jeffrey is a St. Louis-based reporter covering the Midwest power sector for Energywire. Focus areas include the shift by coal-dependent states to cleaner energy sources and the evolution of the utility business model in response to new technologies. Before joining E&E News, Jeffrey was the energy and environment reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he won a SABEW award for a story on the Iowa ethanol boom. He also covered energy for Bloomberg News. A native of Houston, he is a Tulane University graduate with a double major in English and economics.

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RENEWABLE ENERGY

U.S. readies first wind-powered steel plant

For decades, access to cheap coal-fired electricity fueled industrial expansion across the Midwest. Now, Missouri is planning the first wind-powered steel production plant, which some see as a model to slash carbon emissions from one of the most energy-intensive industries.