Midwest power

Jeffrey Tomich



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 EnergyWire, 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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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.