Author: Midwest Energy News

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Fuel-Efficiency Impact Goes Beyond Detroit

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of Midwest Energy News. Author credit goes to Dan Haugen. As a public comment period closed earlier this month for new proposed federal fuel-economy standards, a major expansion project was… Read More

Minnesota Wind Farm Hearing Focuses On Bats, Birds

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of Midwest Energy News. Author credit goes to Dan Haugen. Mary Hartman almost daily makes the 45-minute drive from her home east of Rochester, Minnesota, to a horse farm north… Read More

For U.S. Wind Industry, A Storm Before The Calm

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling, always looking to bring you informative cleantech reading, is proud to repost this article courtesy of partner Midwest Energy News. Author credit goes to Drew Kerr. The wind industry continued to expand in 2011, but industry officials… Read More

As Smart Meters Roll Out, Opponents Get Organized

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling, always looking to bring you interesting cleantech reading, is proud to repost this article courtesy of partner Midwest Energy News. Author credit goes to Frank Jossi. The prosperous Chicago suburb of Naperville might seem an unlikely spot… Read More

Renewable Or Not? How States Count Hydropower

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling, always looking to bring you interesting cleantech reading, is proud to repost this article courtesy of partner Midwest Energy News. Author credit goes to Dan Haugen. When is hydropower a renewable energy source? The answer, at least… Read More
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How A Rebate Helps Minn. Solar Compete With Imports

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling, always looking to bring you interesting cleantech articles, is proud to repost this news story from partner Midwest Energy News. Author credit goes to Dan Haugen. After a slow spring and summer, Dan Williams was busy this… Read More