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Energy News Network: Iowa Utilities Unveil Scaled Back Efficiency Plans Under New State Law

Iowa Utilities Unveil Scaled Back Efficiency Plans Under New State By Karen Uhlenhuth Iowans will lose access to home energy audits, insulation rebates, and light bulb discounts under new five-year efficiency plans proposed by utilities. The plans, filed with the Iowa Utilities Board before a Monday deadline, are the first since a new state law capped the

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MPR News: Line 3 Still has Regulatory Ground to Plow Before Bringing in Bulldozers

July 10, 2018 Line 3 Still has Regulatory Ground to Plow Before Bringing in Bulldozers By Elizabeth Dunbar Before Enbridge Energy can bring in the bulldozers and backhoes to build its Line 3 pipeline across northern Minnesota, it still has to go through more months of regulatory scrutiny. The project took a big step forward late

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Energy News Network: Q&A: Midwest Partnership Pushing to Expand EV Infrastructure in Region

July 9, 2018 Q&A: Midwest Partnership Pushing to Expand EV Infrastructure in Region By Kevin Stark Charge Up Midwest is a coalition of seven of the Midwest’s largest environmental groups banded together to advocate for electric vehicle deployment across the Midwest. Rob Kelter, a senior attorney at the Environmental Law and Policy Center, says the

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Crain’s Detroit Business: DTE Proposes Rate Increases, Electric Vehicle Plan

July 6, 2018 DTE Proposes Rate Increases, Electric Vehicle Plan By Jay Greene DTE Energy Co. has filed a $328 million rate request with the Michigan Public Service Commission that includes a $13 million pilot program for electric vehicle charging stations that could be the largest in the Midwest. The proposed electric rate increases would

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