Michigan's two biggest utilities are investing time and money on the future of plug-in electric vehicles as a way to boost revenue. It is also a way to improve electricity reliability and future capacity — and potentially lower prices for residential, business and industrial customers...
After years of playing political defense, clean-energy advocates in Kansas are pressing for proactive legislation this year with bills related to utility-sponsored energy efficiency programs and net metering policies for customers who generate solar power.
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development
Funding for several renewable energy projects has been announced in January, including initiatives to support photovoltaic solar projects in Jordan, Mauritius, Peru and Rwanda. They will also support wind power in Peru and the Dominican Republic.