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Kansas Energy News

December 2011

Caney River Wind Farm Project Operational in Kansas
(REVE.com, Dec. 30, 2012)

Kansas reservoirs filling up with sediment
(Lawrence Journal World, Dec. 13, 2011)

K-State Researchers to Release Kansas River Dredging Study
(Lawrence Journal World, Dec. 5, 2011)

Kansas utilities predict new EPA rules will lead to blackouts
(Kansas City Star, Dec. 4, 2011)

videoHitting rock bottom: Bowersock shows off construction site for new power plant
(Lawrence Journal World, Dec. 2, 2011)

November 2011

Moran, Roberts file bill to allow state inspection of natural gas storage
(Wichita Eagle, November 30, 2011)

Audio news pieceRibbon-Cutting Held for Johnson County Solar Panel Array
(Kansas Public Radio, November 29, 2011)

Westar lawsuit says meeting EPA’s emission regulation deadline will spur blackouts
(Kansas City Star, November 27, 2011)

Zoning board tackles ‘fairness’ for wind farms
(Pratt Tribune, November 21, 2011)

Major Dredging Expansion Threatens Kansas River
(Lawrence Journal World, Nov. 17, 2011)

USDA funds rural small businesses
(High Plains Journal, November 17, 2011)

NPPD OK with plan to sell power into Kansas
(Kearney Hub, November 16, 2011)

'Taking Charge': Kansans Save $2.3M in Challenge to Change Their Energy Behavior
(Energy.Gov, November 4, 2011)

video iconWind Power Comes To Jefferson West
(WIBW TV, Channel 13, November 4, 2011)

video iconCaught on Film: High School Turbine Raising
(Earth Techling, November 4, 2011)

Siemens plans Wichita distribution center
(Wichita Eagle, November 3, 2011)

The answer is blowing in the wind: Kansas schools building their own wind turbines
(ThomasNet News, November 2, 2011)

New BP wind farm to use GE turbines
(Wichita Eagle, November 1, 2011)

October 2011

Kansas Republican to put forth bill axing energy tax credits
(FuelFix.com, Oct. 31, 2011)

Central Neb. power going to Kansas City utility
(Kearney Hub, Oct. 29, 2011)

Seaman High School gets wind turbine
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Oct. 26, 2011)

Fort Scott tops Take Charge Challenge: Brings home $100,000
(Fort Scott Tribune, Oct. 26, 2011)

Baldwin City wins $100K in Take Charge Challenge
(Baldwin City Signal, Oct. 26, 2011)

Manhattan, K-State down Lawrence, KU in energy efficiency contest
(Lawrence Journal World, Oct. 25, 2011)

New construction brings hope to SW Kansas town
(El Dorado Times, Oct. 25, 2011)

NRC begins special inspection at Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Kansas
(PennEnergy, Oct. 24, 2011)

School districts curb energy usage to realize cost savings
(Shawnee Dispatch, Oct. 24, 2011)

Wind development talks still whirling
(Hays Daily News, Oct. 23, 2011)

Court orders wind case reconsideration
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Oct. 21, 2011)

Wind energy projects increasing in Kansas, but they could slow down if federal tax credit changes
(Lawrence Journal World, Oct. 18, 2011)

Westar begins citywide hookup to smart grid today
(Lawrence Journal World, Oct. 17, 2011)

County approves second wind farm project
(Peabody Gazette-Bulletin, Oct. 13, 2011)

Lenexa solar energy firm expanding, gains investors
(Kansas City Star, October 12, 2011)

Westar to offer $100 home energy audit program
(Lawrence Journal World, Oct. 7, 2011)

Editorial: Fine print
(Lawrence Journal World, Oct. 7, 2011)

Lawrence writer uncovers homes made from materials destined for the dump
(Lawrence Journal World, Oct. 7, 2011)

Bel Aire industrial park hopes to lure wind power, composites
(Wichita Eagle, October 6, 2011)

Editorial: A wind powerhouse
(Wichita Eagle, October 5, 2011)

BP wind farm to span four Kan. counties
(Wichita Eagle, October 4, 2011)

September 2011

Students learn importance of water, water everywhere
(Lawrence Journal World, Sept. 30, 2011)

‘Green’ jobs bigger part of work landscape
(Lawrence Journal World, Sept. 30, 2011)

Dozens more wind turbines may sprout
(Peabody Gazette-Bulletin, Sept. 28, 2011)

KU looks to cut down on its energy use one CFL at a time
(Lawrence Journal World, Sept. 28, 2011)

Feds sue Coffeyville refinery over river oil spill
(Wichita Eagle, September 27, 2011)

Hearing draws those for, against pipeline
(Lawrence Journal World, Sept. 27, 2011)

EPA official stresses clean water advocacy
(Lawrence Journal World, Sept. 27, 2011)

Pipeline hearing draws energy rivals
(Topeka Capital-Journal, September 27, 2011)

There’s a clear case for recycling glass
(Lawrence Journal World, Sept. 26, 2011)

Sunflower Electric Adds Wind Power
(Electric Co-op Today, Sept. 21, 2011)

Algal toxins have decreased in Kaw
(Lawrence Journal World, Sept. 21 2011)

Concerns about blue-green algae shut down Kaw River Water Treatment Plant
(Lawrence Journal World, Sept. 15 2011)

Hope Street wind turbine continues to teach
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Sept. 11, 2011)

Eco-friendly products showcased at fair
(Lawrence Journal World, Sept. 11, 2011)

Sunflower Electric adds more wind power
(Hays Daily News, September 9, 2011)

‘Eco-Town' Becomes a Reality
(Roofing Contractor, September 8, 2011)

Solar upgrades underway at college
(Colby Free Press, September 8, 2011)

Sunflower signs power agreement for new wind farm
(Wichita Eagle, September 8, 2011)

Sustainable home tour aims to inspire
(Lawrence Journal World, September 7, 2011)

New wind company to expand in Wichita
(Wichita Eagle, September 7, 2011)

Kansas wind continues to attract new business
(KSCW TV, Wichita, Sept. 6, 2011)

Hydrofracking exposes controversy in Kansas
(Topeka Capital-Journal, September 5, 2011)

Editorial: Sound off on rates
(Wichita Eagle, September 4, 2011)

In bad economy, Westar rates rise
(Lawrence Journal World, September 4, 2011)

Baldwin City narrowly trails Paola in Take Charge Challenge
(Baldwin City Signal, September 1, 2011)

August 2011

Regional power agency says no to wind farm, continues search to replace Xcel in 2019
(Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal, August 31, 2011)

Kansas Electric’s new facility to feature green technology
(Wichita Business Journal, August 23, 2011)

SW Kansas town battling to keep water flowing
(Dodge City Globe, August 23, 2011)

Wind energy company pitches turbines to help extend the life of stripper wells
(Wichita Business Journal, August 19, 2011)

Giving wind a better vehicle
(Hutchinson News, August 16, 2011)

Wind-farm incident hospitalizes person
(Hutchinson News, August 16, 2011)

Coal plant critics file Supreme Court brief
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 15, 2011)

KU grad student discovers Concordia nuns have surprising zeal for protecting the environment
(Lawrence Journal World, August 10, 2011)

New solar-powered credit card parking meters installed
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 3, 2011)

July 2011

Details emerge on renewable energy projects funded through former Efficiency Kansas funds
(Lawrence Journal World, July 28, 2011)

Auditors question funds pulled from Efficiency Kansas program
(Lawrence Journal World, July 27, 2011)

Westar's smart meters still six weeks away from deployment
(Lawrence Journal World, July 27, 2011)

Wind projects' costs irk utilities in 9-state pool
(Wichita Eagle, July 24, 2011)

State wants to pull millions in stimulus dollars from the Efficiency Kansas loan program
(Lawrence Journal World, July 21, 2011)

Wind jobs may have multiplier effect
(Newton Kansan, July 20, 2011)

Jarboe explains economic impact of wind farm
(Pratt Tribune, July 19, 2011)

Wind company picks Newton for factory, hundreds of jobs
(Newton Kansan, July 18, 2011)

Crimson, blue and green all over: The KU Center for Design Research
(Lawrence Journal World, July 17, 2011)

FWS plans big wind study
(Hays Daily News, July 15, 2011)

Newton gets wind turbine plant
(Wichita Eagle, July 15, 2011)

KU's guide for a greener campus set to go before Chancellor
(Lawrence Journal World, July 14, 2011)

Baldwin City residents can take advantage of $25 rebate on programmable thermostats
(Lawrence Journal World, July 12, 2011)

Blog: On the Prairie Pioneers Harvest the Wind
(NRDC, July 7, 2011)

Cimarron II wind farm planned; turbine choice is up in air
(Hutchinson News, July 7, 2011)

Heat wave to take toll on electric bills
(Garden City Telegram, July 6, 2011)

Kansas City Power & Light will buy power from proposed wind farm
(Kansas City Business Journal, July 6, 2011)

Farmer committed to renewable energy
(Hillsboro Star-Journal, July 6, 2011)

Support for alternative energy subsidies thin among lawmakers
(Wichita Eagle, July 3, 2011)

Opinion: Wind-turbine ban infringes on rights
(Wichita Eagle, July 3, 2011)

U.S. Energy News

November 2011

Officials need to plan, cooperate and improve transmission systems to get wind, other energy technologies on the grid
(Kearney (Neb.) Hub, Nov. 27, 2011)

Solar energy makes gains, but policy puts future in question
(La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune, Nov. 27, 2011)

Wind Turbines and Bird Fatalities
(Green Tech Media, Nov. 22, 2011)

Wind power project to benefit Arkansas, supporters say
(Arkansas News, Nov. 21, 2011)

‘Small-wind’ has really big potential
(Quad City Times, Nov. 20, 2011)

Houston gets its first fully solar powered home
(Houston (Mo.) Herald, Nov. 10, 2011)

Wind turbines eyed for West Haymarket arena project
(Lincoln Journal Star, November 4, 2011)

October 2011

Paseo Academy to get KCP&L solar project
(Kansas City Star, October 29, 2011)

Oklahoma wind to take indirect route to Alabama
(The Oklahoman, Oct. 7, 2011)

Oil pipeline becomes flash point for protests
(Hutchinson News, October 7, 2011)

Clean Line Energy is working off the grid
(The Oklahoman, October 7, 2011)

September 2011

Surprisingly little damage to rooftop solar panels
(The Arizona Republic, September 30, 2011)

Practicing the permaculture he preaches
(Kansas City Star, September 30, 2011)

Contra Costa County hacks down 100 trees to clear land for green energy
(Kansas City Star, September 29, 2011)

Solar Leasing Produces Power for Pennies
(Clean Technica, September 27, 2011)

State Dept. heads to Neb. for oil pipeline hearing
(Denver Post, September 27, 2011)

AP Interview: Salazar says solar push to continue
(Kansas City Star, September 24, 2011)

Northwest Oklahoma wind farm will provide power to Alabama
(The Oklahoman, Sept. 21, 2011)

A plan to sell the wind: Company to invest $400M in area wind farms
(Enid (OK) News & Eagle, Sept. 19, 2011)

Utilities weighing wind bids
(Colorado Springs Gazette, September 15, 2011)

Extent of Arctic summer sea ice at record low level
(Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 10, 2011)

Google reveals energy use to show search is green
(Kansas City Star, September 8, 2011)

Shocker: Power demand from U.S. homes is falling
(Sunflower Horizons, September 8, 2011)

Germany hits new green-power milestone
(Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 2, 2011)

August 2011

Solar thermal panels save energy for UW-Oshkosh
(Osh Kosh (Wis.) Post Crescent, Aug. 24, 2011)

Taking Stock of Campus Sustainability
(New York Times, August 23, 2011)

Companies turn to solar power
(St. Joseph News-Press, August 20, 2011)

Climate change: Species climbing higher and migrating north, study says
(Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 19, 2011)

Missouri’s solar rebate program is in for some changes
(Kansas City Star, August 5, 2011)

July 2011

Republicans Seek Big Cuts in Environmental Rules
(New York Times, July 27, 2011)

Reversal on rebates stings solar industry
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 17, 2011)

Pa. wind turbines deadly to bats, costly to farmers
(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 17, 2011)

India's rural poor give up on power grid, go solar
(Kansas City Star, July 2, 2011)

 

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External Archives and Other Resources

New York Times Energy & Environment News - current (as of 09/09)

Washington Post Energy article archive - current (as of 09/09)

Washington Post Energy article archive - old

Washington Post Special Report - Oil and Gas prices (4/06)

Washington Post Special Report - Enron Trial (4/06)

Washington Post: 'The Energy Crisis: California and Beyond'

Lawrence Journal-World's Gasoline prices archive

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