by Kiley Kroh Posted on 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 Posted on April 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 Posted on March 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 Posted on March 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 Posted on March 19, 2014 Updated: March 20, 2014
As Illinois increases its dependence on coal, residents fight back against new strip mines and spiking utility bills.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 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.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on February 27, 2014
The Indiana House of Representatives has voted 69-26 to end a state program that requires all electricity customers to pay a monthly fee to promote energy-efficiency efforts.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on January 8, 2014 Updated: January 9, 2014
Gov. Hickenlooper is standing by Glenn Vaad, his nominee to Colorado's Public Utilities Commission, despite anger over Vaad's ties to ALEC.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on January 1, 2014 Updated: January 1, 2014
A judge ruled Tuesday, that an enormous new solar project is the best way for Minnesota to meet meet rising energy demand.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 5, 2013
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is doubling down in 2014 on its losing strategy of pushing anti-clean energy policies.