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Dynegy plan to switch grid operators would cost ratepayers

Illinois Coal PlantsCritics say Dynegy's proposal to switch southern Illinois' grid operator will increase costs for ratepayers with little, if any, improvement in reliability.

Study: Midwest states should collaborate on EPA carbon rules

(Photo by Michael Leland via Creative Commons)MISO states could save billions of dollars complying with EPA carbon rules by banding together and applying strategies beyond the four "building blocks" put forward by the agency, according to an analysis by the grid operator.

Minnesota faith groups featured in ‘Climate Reality’ project

Minnesota faith communities were in the spotlight again this week as part of the 24 Hours of Reality project.

Amid energy law freeze, Ohio solar market stalls

Ohio SB 310 has already made it hard to finance any new solar projects in the state similar in scale to the Melink solar array at the Cincinnati Zoo. Photo by Kathiann M. Kowalski.By the time Ohio's energy law freeze took effect last week, the new law had already caused a significant setback for the state’s solar energy sector.