by Joanna M. Foster Jul 21, 2014
Over 100 people are expected to join a protest rally in Tallahassee on Monday ahead of hearings that could see the state's energy conservation programs slashed by up to 93 percent.
by Kiley Kroh Jun 17, 2014
El Paso Electric, a Texas utility with nearly 400,000 customers, announced on Monday that its electricity mix will be free from coal by 2016.
by Kiley Kroh May 31, 2014
The first quarter of 2014 was another big one for the U.S. solar industry, particularly the amount of solar power being adopted by homeowners.
by Joanna M. Foster May 8, 2014
Early Wednesday morning, the Ohio Senate passed a bill that would effectively freeze the state's renewable standards along with its energy efficiency program at 2014 levels for the next two years.
by Kiley Kroh May 2, 2014
Hawaii's energy regulator got tough with the state's largest investor-owned utility this week, ordering Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) to reduce energy costs and connect more rooftop solar systems to the electric grid.
by Jeff Spross Apr 17, 2014
The decision does away with a smorgasbord of fees and review processes state utilities had required of any customer who set up their own solar generation system with battery storage attached.
by Joanna M. Foster Mar 31, 2014
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has refused to either sign or veto a bill that would end Indiana's state-wide energy efficiency program which will now, by default, become law.
by Jeff Spross Mar 19, 2014
A major utility group overshot how much previous rules for sulfur dioxide emissions would hike electricity rates by 16 to 24 percent.
by Joanna M. Foster Mar 19, 2014
As Illinois increases its dependence on coal, residents fight back against new strip mines and spiking utility bills.
by Joanna M. Foster Mar 11, 2014
A bill intended to end a popular energy-efficiency program in Indiana which passed the House last week has now been passed by the senate. Gov. Pence will now decide the fate of the program.