Sam Gomberg

On November 10 th the Michigan Senate passed legislation (Senate bills 437 and 438 ) to overhaul how the state’s utilities are regulated. It’s been more than two years in the making, and the...

In a decision that will further strengthen Minnesota’s leadership position in the clean energy transition, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved Xcel Energy’s 15-year resource plan...

On September 26 th the state of Michigan released its initial analysis of the potential impacts of complying with the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) that will limit carbon emissions from existing power...

There seems to have been a significant uptick in the number of utility-scale solar projects announced in the Midwest recently—from Michigan to Minnesota , Indiana to Iowa , and even up in Wisconsin...

Transmission projects can take a decade or more to build, so well-informed planning is critical to making smart investments. As we look to an affordable, low-risk and low-carbon energy future, wind...

The Michigan legislature failed again to come to agreement on energy policy last week as they broke for summer recess, with proposals waiting for a vote in both the House and the Senate. One thing is...

Multiple proposals designed to impede Minnesota’s progress towards a clean, low-carbon energy future are up for debate in the Minnesota legislature. What’s at stake is the state’s leadership role on...

New proposals in the Michigan Senate fall flat when it comes to advancing clean energy resources and protecting consumers. The bills—Senate Bill 437 and 438 —would repeal the state’s energy...

A new UCS analysis released today shows that strengthening Michigan’s commitment to renewable energy and energy efficiency will drive billions in capital investments in the state, reduce carbon...

As the nation continues its transition to a clean, sustainable energy sector, innovative financing programs are one way that states are attracting significant private investment in clean energy...

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