Minnesota Proposed Natural Gas Plant Faces Opposition

Minnesota Proposed Natural Gas Plant Faces Opposition

Photo courtesy of Lacrosse Tribune Dairyland Power Cooperative, in conjunction with Minnesota Power, announced plans last June to build a $700 million jointly-owned natural gas generation plant. These plans have been met with growing dissatisfaction, from both...
Advocates for Home Solar Projects Slam Decision by ‘Out-of-Control’ PUC

Advocates for Home Solar Projects Slam Decision by ‘Out-of-Control’ PUC

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Maine’s already contentious solar marketplace faced another blow this week, when the Public Utilities Commission unexpectedly shortened the time remaining to lock-in more favorable net-metering rates by six weeks. Rooftop solar installers...
FirstEnergy Plans to Close or Sell West Virginia Coal Plant

FirstEnergy Plans to Close or Sell West Virginia Coal Plant

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons FirstEnergy has announced plans to sell or close the ailing Pleasants Power Station in West Virginia next year, following repeatedly blocked attempts to move the station into the rate base of a subsidiary company. In March 2017,...