Grain Belt Express Announces Expansion, Increases Energy Savings and Local Delivery

Responding to Regional Market Demand and State Leaders’ Calls,Project Changes Will Deliver More Power and Energy Savings to Missouri, Benefitting Consumers Throughout Midwest (From Invenergy) Invenergy Transmission, the company developingContinue reading “Grain Belt Express Announces Expansion, Increases Energy Savings and Local Delivery”

Road to 100: How four cities are leading the renewables revolution

Utility Dive | December 10, 2019 The mounting pressure to decarbonize is causing many cities, states and companies to take a hard look at their electric power sources. Though theContinue reading “Road to 100: How four cities are leading the renewables revolution”

First US steel plants powered by wind, solar energy are coming for industry with big carbon footprint

CNBC | December 7, 2019 The steel industry has a massive carbon footprint, as much as 6% to 7% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a Rocky MountainContinue reading “First US steel plants powered by wind, solar energy are coming for industry with big carbon footprint”

When Wind Turbines Move to Town – How Do Rural Communities Benefit?

By Anna Luke, American Wind Energy Association Originally published on Into the Wind It wasn’t always the case, but nowadays rural places are often among those in greatest need ofContinue reading “When Wind Turbines Move to Town – How Do Rural Communities Benefit?”

FACT CHECK! Transmission Pays for Itself, Saves Consumers Money

From AWEABlog, by Betsy Beck Studies show that expanding America’s electricity grid to meet 21st century needs more than pays for itself, and can even result in significant consumer savings.Continue reading “FACT CHECK! Transmission Pays for Itself, Saves Consumers Money”

How the FORTUNE 500 Are Driving New Markets for Clean Energy

More Companies are Choosing to Power Their Operations with Renewable Energy From AWEABlog, by Evan Vaughn What brings diverse companies like Amazon, Disney, General Motors, Microsoft, Nike, Starbucks and Walmart together?Continue reading “How the FORTUNE 500 Are Driving New Markets for Clean Energy”

Vying for the Title: States Across the U.S. Set Wind Output Records

October was a record breaking month for wind energy output. by Michael Goggin.  Originally published at AweaBlog.org Grid operators in Texas (ERCOT) and the Midwest (MISO) spent the past weekContinue reading “Vying for the Title: States Across the U.S. Set Wind Output Records”

Southwest Power Pool Study Misses Low-Cost Options for Meeting Clean Power Plan

by Michael Goggin Originally Published:  https://www.aweablog.org/southwest-power-pool-study-misses-low-cost-options-for-meeting-clean-power-plan/ The Southwest Power Pool released a study today examining the impacts of complying with EPA’s Clean Power Plan. Unfortunately, the study’s results are notContinue reading “Southwest Power Pool Study Misses Low-Cost Options for Meeting Clean Power Plan”