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New Jersey Unveils Blueprint For 100% Clean Energy By 2050

The State of New Jersey has released a draft energy master plan (EMP), which provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion...
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Connecticut Governor OKs 2 GW Offshore Wind Bill

On Friday, Gov. Ned Lamont, D-Conn., signed a bill authorizing Connecticut to purchase up to 2 GW of offshore wind, or the...

Missouri PSC Approves Invenergy’s Acquisition Of Grain Belt Express

The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) has unanimously approved a request by Invenergy to acquire Clean Line Energy Partners’ Grain Belt Express...
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Minnesota School District Establishes Renewable Electricity Goal

The school board of District 197 in Minnesota has established a goal of transitioning to 100% clean electricity by 2020.

Pennsylvania’s State College Adopts 100% Renewable Energy Goal

The council of State College, a Pennsylvania community that is home to Penn State University, has voted unanimously to adopt a resolution...

Dallas To Cut Electricity Costs With New Renewable Energy Contract

The City of Dallas has entered into a new electricity contract with TXU Energy to power all city facilities with wind and...
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LEEDCo Reaches Agreement With Siting Board Staff On Icebreaker Wind

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) has reached an agreement with the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) staff regarding the construction...

Connecticut House Green-Lights Offshore Wind Legislation

The Connecticut House of Representatives has approved legislation that would authorize the significant procurement of offshore wind in the state.

Iowa Governor To Lead Midwestern Governors Association With Focus On Transmission

The Midwestern Governors Association (MGA) has announced its 2019 leadership: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz have been named...
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South Dakota PUC OKs Construction Of 310 MW Deuel Harvest

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has voted to approve a permit, with conditions, for the construction of the Deuel Harvest...