An electrical substation near downtown Minneapolis. (Photo by Eric Wilcox via Creative Commons)
The two investor-owned utilities serving Minneapolis are expected to reach a historic first-in-the-nation agreement today that will pave the way for a cleaner energy system in the city.
Chicago residents are concerned that tougher regulations mean petcoke piles are moving from land to barges, but industry and port officials so far aren't willing to discuss it.
The top 25 companies in the United States installed 28 percent more solar capacity this year over last, and Midwest states are beginning to see a larger piece of the action.
American Electric Power is on notice that it may be sued for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act by its Gavin Power Plant in Cheshire, Ohio.
American Electric Power is facing off against Ohio regulators over the state's net metering policy.