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Kansas Energy News

December 2010

Felix: Coal Wars
(Emporia Gazette, Dec. 24, 2010)

Editorial: Move on Sunflower permit was overdue
(Dodge City Globe, Dec. 23, 2010)

Report: Logistics park in best location
(Newton Kansan, Dec. 23, 2010)

CO Power = Kansas Pollution?
(Public News Service, Dec. 22, 2010)

Analysis: Kansas gov. owns decision on coal plant
(Newton Kansan, Dec. 21, 2010)

Conserving energy saves money
(Dodge City Globe, Dec. 20, 2010)

Analysis: Kan. gov. owns decision on coal plant
(Dodge City Globe, Dec. 20, 2010)

Editorial: Coal permit a relief
(Wichita Eagle, Dec. 19, 2010)

Editorial: Sunflower Power
(Hutchinson News, Dec. 17, 2010)

Editorial: A greener Kansas
(Hutchinson News, Dec. 17, 2010)

Coal plant approved in Kansas; environmentalists say that's dumb
(The Pitch Weekly, Dec. 17, 2010)

Kansas allows utility to build coal-fired electric plant
(Kansas City Star, Dec. 16, 2010)

USD 501, Westar set partnership
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 16, 2010)

Westar buying more wind energy
(Topeka Capital-Journal, December 15, 2010)

Westar to buy more energy from Kansas wind farms
(Kansas City Star, Dec. 14, 2010)

Wind Capital sells Kansas wind farm output
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Dec. 14, 2010)

Deerfield neighborhood to be first in Lawrence to try electricity-tracking program
(Lawrence Journal-World, Dec. 10, 2010)

Work for wind energy industry slow to come to Wichita area
(Wichita Business Journal, Dec. 10, 2010)

Siemens rolls out its first wind turbine nacelle
(Hutchinson News, Dec. 4, 2010)

November 2010

Brooks: EPA leader pledges fair decision on power plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 27, 2010)

Energy-efficient upgrades at KU expected to save $2 million a year
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 27, 2010)

Douglas County Extension Office to use sunlight for energy, education
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 26, 2010)

Texas real estate business acquires Energy Savings Store
(Kansas City Star, Nov. 25, 2010)

Marion County Commission approves wind farm
(Peabody Gazette-Bulletin, Nov. 23, 2010)

Pratt County may benefit from new transmission line
(Pratt Tribune, Nov. 18, 2010)

Grant will aid energy ed at FHSU
(Hays Daily News, Nov. 12, 2010)

Hartman Arena sues over wind turbine
(Wichita Eagle, Nov. 9, 2010)

Hartman sues Enertech, company will counter
(Wichita Business Journal, Nov. 8, 2010)

Fort Scott to participate in Take Charge Challenge
(Fort Scott Tribune, Nov. 6, 2010)

Nature, energy interests clash in Flint Hills symposium at KU
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 6, 2010)

Bowersock power plant signs major deal with Kansas City-based utility
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 5, 2010)

Westar launches website to help Lawrence residents with using smart meters
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 5, 2010)

BPU purchases hydroelectric power from BMPC
(Kansas City Kansan, Nov. 4, 2010)

ITC breaks ground for high-voltage transmission line
(Dodge City Globe, Nov. 4, 2010)

Planning board OKs wind farm
(Marion Record, Nov. 3, 2010)

Power line may extend through Pratt County
(Pratt Tribune, Nov. 2, 2010)

City officials ready to take on Manhattan, KSU in contest to reduce energy consumption
(Lawrence Journal-World, Nov. 2, 2010)

KU to host symposium on use of wind energy in the Flint Hills
(KU News Release, Nov. 1, 2010)

October 2010

Students air out renewable energy
(Abilene Reflector-Chronicle, Oct. 30, 2010)

Westar Energy plans more transmission lines
(El Dorado Times, October 28, 2010)

Gov. seeks wind power growth
(Topeka Capital-Journal, October 28, 2010)

Governor signs executive order creating a group to foster wind energy in Kansas
(Lawrence Journal-World, October 28, 2010)

Kansas man uses turbines to encourage wind systems
(Lawrence Journal-World, October 27, 2010)

Kansas man uses turbines to encourage wind systems
(Hutchinson News, October 27, 2010)

Coal-fired plant’s Colorado partner says Kansas project is an option in longterm plans
(Lawrence Journal-World, October 25, 2010)

Watkins: Energy growth
(Topeka Capital-Journal, October 19, 2010)

TVA Seeks Public Comments On Environmental Review Of Kansas Wind Site
(The Chattanoogan, Oct. 15, 2010)

videoKU associate professor’s green commitment extends to home renovations
(Lawrence Journal-World, October 11, 2010)

videoColorado man riding renewable energy-powered tricycle 2,500 miles to raise awareness
(Lawrence Journal-World, October 9, 2010)

videoLawrence officials create map to help bicyclists navigate city
(Lawrence Journal-World, October 9, 2010)

Elk County to get $350 million wind farm
(Wichita Eagle, Oct. 8, 2010)

videoDouglas County receives grant to install solar panels to power offices
(Lawrence Journal-World, October 7, 2010)

New EPA air quality standards could mean higher gasoline prices for Lawrence residents
(Lawrence Journal-World, October 7, 2010)

El Dorado receives wind turbine update
(El Dorado Times, Oct. 7, 2010)

TVA contracts to buy more wind-generated power
(Chattanooga Times Free Press, Oct. 7, 2010)

Proposed coal plant will impact local energy prices
(Pratt Tribune, Oct. 1, 2010)

September 2010

Straw Bale House on the Prairie
(Mother Earth News, Sept. 30, 2010)

Wind energy could mean windfall for Kansas companies
(McClatchy News Service after Wichita Eagle, Sept. 29, 2010)

Spearville school district to receive KCPL payments
(Dodge City Globe, Sept. 22, 2010)

New wind power research facility announced
(Cooler Planet, Sept. 21, 2010)

Editorial: Wind vs. chickens
(Hutchinson News, Sept. 10, 2010)

Wind power developers concerned about regs
(Hays Daily News, Sept. 5, 2010)

State energy efficiency program slow to ignite
(Wichita Eagle, Sept. 1, 2010)

August 2010

videoSunflower Electric getting strong support in proposed plant’s home county
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 6, 2010)

Hearing held on coal-fired plant
(Salina Journal, August 5, 2010)

videoJobs pitted against environment at coal-fired plant hearing
(Lawrence Journal-World, August 4, 2010)

July 2010

Brownback’s Mountain
(National Review On-line, July 30, 2010)

The Windy City
(Kiowa County Signal, July 27, 2010)

Proposed wind farm near Cheney Reservoir withdrawn
(Wichita Eagle, July 7, 2010)

videoCity to consider permits for power plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 3, 2010)

June 2010

Wind power on a smaller scale carries potential
(The Kansas City Star, June 28, 2010)

KU begins work on geothermal energy project
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 18, 2010)

Federal decision should help develop wind energy industry in Kansas
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 17, 2010)

KCC staff: Deny KCPL rate hike
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 17, 2010)

New solar panels to heat water at Douglas County Jail
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 15, 2010)

Kansas’ wind energy falls short of potential
(Augusta Gazette, June 12, 2010)

Net metering rules to be reviewed
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 7, 2010)

May 2010

Kansas City’s bike-path improvements signal a clear vision for making this a cycling city
(The Kansas City Star, May 28, 2010)

State wants more energy auditors
(Wichita Business Journal, May 26, 2010)

Editorial: Kansas is taking too long to open state's electric grid
(The Kansas City Star, May 26, 2010)

Kansas' potential for new energy is getting lost in the wind
(The Kansas City Star, May 26, 2010)

De Soto school adds solar, wind power
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 12, 2010)

De Soto's star-powered school
(DeSoto Explorer, May 11, 2010)

Students Harness the Wind
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 8, 2010)

Brownback: Climate change bill would devastate Kansas
(The Kansas City Star, May 3, 2010)

Three years after tornado, renewal hasn’t come easy in Greensburg
(The Kansas City Star, May 2, 2010)

Greensburg stories | Two-for-one deal; green not for everyone; can't take away a blessing
(The Kansas City Star, May 2, 2010)

From ruins to renewable: Tornado-torn Kansas town grows greener today
(Vancouver Sun, May 1, 2010)

April 2010

Wind energy sector adds Kansas jobs
(The Kansas City Star, April 30, 2010)

Students hope to use solar cells to study sustainability
(Manhattan Mercury, April 30, 2010)

Seeking to slow 'Cap and Trade,' KCP&L spends on lobbying
(Kansas City Free Press, April 28, 2010)

Hope Street turbine starts
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 28, 2010)

Hope Street Academy installs wind turbine
(KTKA Channel 49, April 28, 2010)

High-voltage power project approved
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 28, 2010)

Lowell: Sustainability blown in with the wind
(The University of Kansas Daily Kansan, April 23, 2010)

SPP seeks new transmission
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, April 21, 2010)

Fort Hays State pursuing wind project
(Wichita Eagle, April 21, 2010)

Editorial: State may soon capitalize on wind
(Wichita Eagle, April 18, 2010)

Kansas now ranks 14th in wind generation
(Wichita Eagle, April 9, 2010)

Commission okays county's first wind farm
(Liberal Southwest Times, April 7, 2010)

Clifton-Clyde Schools strive to be more 'green'
(Clay Center Dispatch, April 7, 2010)

March 2010

Lawrence to become first city in Kansas to get smart electricity meters
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 30, 2010)

Counties look to capitalize on wind
(Garden City Telegram, March 20, 2010)

County jail moves forward on planned solar panels
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 20, 2010)

Climate not changing as quickly as projected
(High Plains Journal, March 19, 2010)

Students install solar panels as part of environmental journalism class
(KU News Release, March 18, 2010)

Ecohawks hope to ride the wind
(The (KU) Daily Kansan, March 11, 2010)

Senate panel fixes fuel tax flub
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 9, 2010)

February 2010

Editorial: Kansas needs to capitalize on wind
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 24, 2010)

Kansas now No. 2 in wind potential
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 21, 2010)

Westar hosts meeting on wind site
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 17, 2010)

Renewable energy bill clears House committee
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 16, 2010)

Collaboration on climate research in state unique
(Lawrence Journal-World, February 8, 2010)

Group urges extra coal meetings
(Hays Daily News, February 4, 2010)

Kan. company sells turbines
(Topeka Capital-Journal, February 4, 2010)

January 2010

A Kansas Town's Tourism Plan: Throw Money in a Hole
(Wall Street Journal, January 26, 2010)

Westar Energy settles with feds on environmental improvements
(Wichita Eagle, January 26, 2010)

Westar Energy announces plans for wind farm near Spearville
(Liberal (Kans.) Southwest Daily Times, January 25, 2010)

Westar $500 million settlement to reduce emissions
(Wichita Eagle, January 25, 2010)

Studio 804 builds first LEED platinum house in KC
(The KU Daily Kansan, Jan. 21, 2010)

Wichita firm finds niche in small wind energy
(Wichita Eagle, January 20, 2010)

Westar hot on wind project
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 19, 2010)

Westar Energy signs agreement to build Kansas wind farm
(Kansas City Business Journal, January 19, 2010)

Westar plans Spearville wind farm
(Wichita Eagle, January 19, 2010)

TVA purchasing wind power from Kansas, Illinois
(Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel, January 14, 2010)

CPV, TVA conclude 20-year wind power purchase agreement
(ReCharge.com, January 14, 2010)

Homeier adds value by growing energy on his Ellsworth Co. farm
(Farm Talk Newspaper, Jan. 12, 2009)

Green jobs training available
(Hays Daily News, January 8, 2010)

Coal absent from energy agenda
(Topeka Capital-Journal, January 8, 2010)

Tindall: Newton’s new neighbor
(Newton Kansan, January 8, 2010)

Seeds of Wind Farming Continue to Sprout in Kansas
(Kansas City Tribune, January 8, 2010)

U.S. Energy News

December 2010

New wind farm operational near Woodward, OK
(NewsOK.com, Dec. 23, 2010)

Berkeley's Nordic Windpower moving to Missouri
(San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 22, 2010)

Turbine maker coming to KC
(Kansas City Star, Dec. 21, 2010)

Nordic Windpower to leave Pocatello
(Idaho State Journal, Dec. 21, 2010)

Wind farm near Williams, AZ OK'd over objections
(San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 18, 2010)

Wind farm appeal likely
(Arizona Daily Sun, Dec. 18, 2010)

Gulf oil spill: Deep water cleanup still needed?
(Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 11, 2010)

Price of gasoline could reach $3 per gallon by Christmas
(Lawrence Journal-World, Dec. 8, 2010)

November 2010

Houston company proposes new wind power connection for TVA
(Knoxville News Sentinel, Nov. 29, 2010)

New Mexico utility joins energy storage project
(Kansas City Star, Nov. 26, 2010)

E. Idaho county restricts wind farm development
(Kansas City Star, Nov. 19, 2010)

Energy company looks to generate, transmit electricity to Tennessee
(Enid (Ok.) News & Eagle, Nov. 18, 2010)

Thomas: As I See It - Growth of area green jobs is undeniable
(Kansas City Star, Nov. 16, 2010)

October 2010

Coal Industry Spending to Sway Next Congress
(New York Times, Oct. 29, 2010)

Navajos Hope to Shift From Coal to Wind and Sun
(New York Times, Oct. 25, 2010)

To improve recycling, will Chicago turn to privatization?
(Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 23, 2010)

Is coal power headed for a downsizing in US?
(Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 20, 2010)

Energy-efficient homes, courtesy of federal tax credit
(Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 18, 2010)

Will Google wind power project harm wildlife? Depends on location.
(Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 12, 2010)

Deep-water drilling moratorium lifted: why neither side is happy
(Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 12, 2010)

Layoffs at Southwest Windpower
(Arizona Daily Sun, Oct. 8, 2010)

September 2010

Gulf oil spill: research voyage to search for oil can't find any
(Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 30, 2010)

Gulf oil spill: Study suggests latest US estimate was about right
(Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 24, 2010)

Calif. wants third of its power renewable by 2020
(The Kansas City Star, Sept. 23, 2010)

World's largest wind farm opens off UK coast
(The Kansas City Star, Sept. 23, 2010)

Leaning into the wind
(Arizona Daily Sun, Sept. 10, 2010)

August 2010

Deere to sell wind business to Exelon
(Quad City Business Journal, Aug. 31, 2010)

Cash grant that propped up alt power due to expire
(The Kansas City Star, August 28, 2010)

Otter Tail electric bills rise with wind power
(The Kansas City Star, August 5, 2010)

Guest column: Renewable Energy Standard: Act now or pay later
(West Branch (Wis.) Times, August 4, 2010)

July 2010

Firm proposes 200 megawatt Nebraska wind farm
(The Kansas City Star, July 15, 2010)

June 2010

Ruling a blow to Neb. utilities
(Omaha World-Herald, June 18, 2010)

May 2010

As wind power booms, so do the challenges
(The Kansas City Star, May 26, 2010)

EU Commission backs off on higher CO2 emission goals
(The Kansas City Star, May 26, 2010)

Editorial: Remember the Exxon Valdez, and don't blindly trust BP on oil spill
(The Kansas City Star, May 3, 2010)

April 2010

Big Wind Farm Off Cape Cod Gets Approval
(New York Times, April 29, 2010)

Cape Cod Residents Don’t Expect One Ruling to End Long Fight
(New York Times, April 29, 2010)

Oil Rig Blast Complicates Push for Energy and Climate Bill
(New York Times, April 28, 2010)

Cape Wind project approved
(Christian Science Monitor, April 28, 2010)

‘Controlled Burn’ Considered for Gulf Oil Spill
(New York Times, April 27, 2010)

Rising Oil Price Benefits BP Earnings
(New York Times, April 27, 2010)

Cape Cod Project Is Crucial Step for U.S. Wind Industry
(New York Times, April 26, 2010)

March 2010

'Smart meters' for electricity may carry hacking risk
(Kansas City Star, March 29, 2010)

Nitrogen in gasoline: Does it cause pollution?
(Christian Science Monitor, March 10, 2010)

Editorial: Nebraska enjoys advantages of cheap coal power
(McCook (Neb.) Daily Gazette, March 8, 2010)

February 2010

Centralia, Pa., coal fire is one of hundreds that burn in the U.S.
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 8, 2010)

Portland promotes urban cycling, but costs will be high
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 4, 2010)

Despite millions in tax credits, wind energy firms aren't hiring
(Miami Herald, Feb. 4, 2010)

January 2010

Wind Power Grows 39% for the Year
(New York Times, Jan. 26, 2010)

Sites to Refuel Electric Cars Gain a Big Dose of Funds
(New York Times, Jan. 25, 2010)

Editorial: Reconsider setbacks for wind turbines
(Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Jan. 18, 2010)

Indian tribe sees bright future in solar power
(Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 13, 2010)

California adopts first statewide green building code
(Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 10, 2010)

California garbage trucks fueled by ... garbage
(Christian Science Monitor, January 7, 2010)

 

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