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Would You Pay 5% More For Local Energy?

September 28th, 2017 | by John Farrell

In recent months, a raft of cities and states pushed up their renewable energy targets to 50%, 80%, or even 100%. But how will that energy be delivered? Will it be from the top down, by merchant wind and solar power plants? Or from the bottom up, by customers producing their own power?


MISO Wind Output Blows Past 10,000 MW

November 28th, 2012 | by Adam Johnston

  Overnight on Friday November 23rd, Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Incorporated (MISO) made some serious headwind by blowing past [&hellip


The Midwest’s Wind Energy Hub

November 29th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci

The potential for wind power is greatest in middle America. But wind farms built there often have to send their electricity across several states to find the homes and businesses that need it. So how can energy from small-town wind turbines reach big city power sockets? energyNOW! correspondent Lee Patrick Sullivan got a rare look inside the Midwest power grid’s control room to meet the people harnessing wind’s power and moving it across the nation.



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