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Kansas Energy News

April 2009

Wind turbines could resume spinning soon
(Salina Journal, April 28, 2009)

Wind development could be a multibillion-dollar export industry for Kansas
(The (KC) Pitch Weekly, April 28, 2009)

Kansas Wind May Power Graceland
(Huffington Post, April 27, 2009)

Hutch in running for new manufacturer
(Hutchinson News, April 25, 2009)

Sioux City competing with Kansas for turbine plant?
(Sioux City (Ia.) Journal, April 25, 2009)

Hutchinson could be site of new wind turbine plant
(Wichita Eagle, April 24, 2009)

Greensburg Wind Farm Project to Begin
(KSAL News Radio, April 22, 2009)

Robocall urging coal plant support hits KU lines
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 21, 2009)

Coal plant foes applaud report
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 18, 2009)

The Greenest Town in America
(Parade Magazine, April 19, 2009)

Governor vetoes Kansas coal plant bill
(Kansas City Star, April 15, 2009)

Editorial: Enough fighting over coal plants
(Wichita Eagle, April 15, 2009)

Tiahrt says he'd like to debate Sebelius on coal plants
(Wichita Eagle, April 14, 2009)

Brownback: Congress shouldn't stand in private sector's way on alternative energy
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 14, 2009)

New battle expected after Gov. Sebelius vetoes coal-burning power plant bill
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 13, 2009)

New coal-fired electric plant near Holcomb now off company’s near-term agenda
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 13, 2009)

New wind farm to be dedicated in western Kansas
(Wichita Eagle, April 10, 2009)

T. Boone Pickens loves America, hates taxes and trusts Sam Brownback
(The (K.C.) Pitch Weekly, April 9, 2009)

Friday editorial: Don't let dirty coal hold Kansas back
(Kansas City Star, April 9 2009)

Billionaire pushes domestic energy plan
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 9, 2009)

Editorial: Wind, solar power not enough to meet energy demands
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 9, 2009)

Meet Mr. Brownback, Mr. Dole, Mr. Pickens
(Kansas City Star, April 9 2009)

Pickens strikes with hot iron
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 8, 2009)

Kansas City Power and Light will take over second phase of Spearville wind farm
(Dodge City Globe, April 8, 2009)

Local, area, state officials look to harness the Power of the Wind
(Liberal (KS) Southwest Daily Times, April 7, 2009)

Communities to ‘take charge’ of energy use
(Pittsburg Morning Sun, April 7, 2009)

Solar, wind bill now law
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 6, 2009)

Ethanol benefits debated
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 5, 2009)

Government should mandate more wind power
(Kansas City Star, April 4, 2009)

Coal-plant and abortion measures head to Sebelius
(Wichita Eagle, April 4, 2009)

Bill allowing coal plants closer to passage
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 3, 2009)

Sebelius holding coal cards
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 3, 2009)

Wind turbine techs in demand
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 2, 2009)

Senate easily OKs coal plant bill
(Topeka Capital-Journal, April 2, 2009)

Westar rates likely to rise again by $80 million
(Kansas City Star, April 1, 2009)

Lt. Gov Mark Parkinson's comfy solution to global warming
(Pitch Weekly, April 1, 2009)

March 2009

Parkinson firm against coal
(Topeka Capital Journal, March 31, 2009)

Coal plant supporters are urging passage of ‘comprehensive energy bill’
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 31, 2009)

Future sunny for wind turbine technicians
(Kansas City Star, March 28, 2009)

Environmental opposition chills plans for coal plants
(Richmond (NC) Times-Dispatch, March 28, 2009)

Energy Projects Get Grant
(Topeka Capital Journal, March 27, 2009)

Researchers, businesses have high hope for wind
(Wichita Eagle, March 27, 2009)

Gallery: Wind Turbines of Kansas
(Wichita Eagle, March 27, 2009)

Legislative committee approves another bill allowing coal-burning plants
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 26, 2009)

Kansas Chamber releases poll showing significant support for coal-burning power plants
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 25, 2009)

Power Player: Can T. Boone Pickens really help solve America’s energy problem?
(The (K.C.) Pitch Weekly, March 24, 2009)

Prairie chickens face new threats
(Salina Journal, March 22, 2009)

Kansas among states boasting a high electrical yield from wind
(Hays Daily News, March 20, 2009)

Kansas must move fast to harness wind energy boom, experts say
(Wichita Eagle, March 19, 2009)

Several hundred rally outside Kansas Capitol against coal-plant legislation
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 19, 2009)

Pickets blast coal bill
(Topeka Capital Journal, March 19, 2009)

Antarctica is heating up fast, a Kansas researcher and other scientists warn
(Miami (Fla.) Herald, March 8, 2009)

Holcomb School Board to look into wind
(Garden City Telegram, March 7, 2009)

Lawmakers get energized
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 7, 2009)

City commission talks wind towers
(Hays Daily News, March 6, 2009)

Senate OKs coal measure Sebelius vows to veto
(Hutchinson News, March 5, 2009)

Eisenhower’s granddaughter brings renewable energy message to KU
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 5, 2009)

Senate to debate bill on coal-fired plants
(Topeka Capital Journal, March 4, 2009)

Sunflower Electric seeks to depose Sebelius
(Topeka Capital Journal, March 4, 2009)

Kansas Geological Survey wins contract to test new oil production methods
(KU News Release, March 4, 2009)

Westar Energy, BP Wind Energy Celebrate Completion of Flat Ridge I Wind Farm
(Westar News Release, March 3, 2009)

What's different this year in terms of coal plant vote?
(Kansas City Star, March 1, 2009)

Rep. Wolf thinks House can override gov's expected veto of 'coal-fired' bill
(Great Bend Tribune, March 1, 2009)

Killing King Coal
(Sierra Magazine, March/April 2009)

U.S. Energy News

April 2009

Pt. 8: Young Workers Find Opportunity In Power Industry
(NPR, April 30 2009)

Pt. 7: Power Industry Sees New Phase In Energy Use
(NPR, April 30 2009)

Pt. 6: The Grid May Be Smart, But Will It Also Be Green?
(NPR, April 29 2009)

Pt. 5: The Challenge: Constant Current From Fickle Winds
(NPR, April 29 2009)

In Israel, solar power that won’t need subsidies
(Christian Science Monitor, April 28, 2009)

Pt. 4: Smart Meter Saves Big Bucks For Pa. Family
(NPR, April 28, 2009)

Pt. 3: Building Power Lines Creates A Web Of Problems
(NPR, April 28, 2009)

Pt. 2: A Green Challenge: Make Renewables Reliable
(NPR, April 27, 2009)

Pt. 1: An Aged Electric Grid Looks To A Brighter Future
(NPR, April 27, 2009)

Ocean Power Surges Forward
(Christian Science Monitor, April 24, 2009)

Congress weighs far-reaching global warming bill
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 19, 2009)

Wind Capital plans state's largest wind farm
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch, April 17, 2009)

E.P.A. Clears Way for Greenhouse Gas Rules
(The New York Times, April 17, 2009)
(Registration required)

A Plan for U.S. Emissions to Be Buried Under Sea
(The New York Times, April 17, 2009)
(Registration required)

Climate bill sends chill through coal country
(Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 16, 2009)

BIOFUEL: Area farmers asked to grow crops for energy
(Kingston (Ont.) Whig Standard, April 11, 2009)

Climate Legislation Sends Chill Through Areas Fueled by Coal
(The New York Times, April 8, 2009)
(Registration required)

Santa Barbara Reshifts, Now Opposing Drilling
(The New York Times, April 7, 2009)
(Registration required)

March 2009

Tapping the Energy Potential in our Backyards
(Christian Science Monitor, March 31, 2009)

Bollinger and Wiser et al., PTC, ITC, or Cash Grant? An Analysis of the Choice Facing Renewable Power Projects in the United States
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-6A2-45359, March 2009, 19 p.

Coal plants checked by enviro campaigns, costs
(Washington Post, March 7, 2009)
(Registration required)

The illusion of clean coal
(The Economist, March 5, 2009)

Trouble in store
(The Economist, March 5, 2009)

Scrubbing the skies
(The Economist, March 5, 2009)

 

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External Archives and Other Resources

Sustainable Minnesota's Energy News archive

Washington Post Energy article archive - current (as of 11/05)

Washington Post Energy article archive - old

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

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

California 'Power Crisis' coverage - 2001, CNN.com

California Energy Crisis - L.A. Times

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

Dust, deception and death - Louisville Courier-Journal series on black lung

Lawrence Journal-World's Gasoline prices archive

Natural Gas, Unnatural Prices
1998 Kansas City Star series

World Energy News



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