by Kiley Kroh Posted on June 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 Posted on 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 Posted on 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 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
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.