Suit Claims Wisconsin Agency Discriminates Against Customer-Generated Energy

Renewable-energy advocates filed a lawsuit against a Wisconsin state regulatory agency Thursday, claiming it is shorting utility customers producing energy from renewable sources for the juice they sell back to the state’s major utility company and giving preferential pricing to that monopoly for its own power.

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Carbon Emissions Hit New Record in 2019 as Oil & Gas Use Surges

Coal use has declined dramatically in industrialized nations as renewable energy projects gain popularity, but a spike in natural gas and oil use has sparked a surge in global carbon dioxide emissions that hit a record in 2019 and will likely to continue increasing, according to studies released Tuesday.

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Green Energy Installations in Upper Midwest Offer Best Bang for Buck

While renewable energy helps to cut down on harmful greenhouse gas emissions, a Harvard study released Tuesday finds that installing wind turbines and solar power in the Upper Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions can help maximize improvements in both public health and the economy.

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GOP Fights Climate Change Goals Based on Imagined Cost

As floods drown the Midwest and fires scorch the West Coast, renewable energy like solar and wind power will become an essential part of combating climate change. As experts emphasized Thursday that lawmakers must act quickly, Republicans pushed back and said proposals like the Green New Deal are far too costly.  

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