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Kansas Energy News

June 2009

Commission approves rate hike for KCPL
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 26, 2009)

Sierra Club wants hearings on new coal-plant proposal
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 22, 2009)

Special Feature: A new crop in Kansas
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 19, 2009)

Trying to catch the wind
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 19, 2009)

Cloud County sees boost from wind farm
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 19, 2009)

Community college tries to keep up with demand for technicians
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 19, 2009)

Light breeze, heavy goal
(Hutchinson News, June 11, 2009)

A question in the wind
(Emporia Gazette, June 11, 2009)

College will use wind power to teach, (p. 3)
(The Colby Free Press, June 10, 2009)

Westar asks state to grant fourth rate increase this year
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 3, 2009)

Deal announced on building electricity transmission lines
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 2, 2009)

May 2009

Westar gets third rate hike this year
(Wichita Eagle, May 30, 2009)

Westar rate increase approved
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 30, 2009)

Westar rate increase takes effect Monday
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 29, 2009)

Net metering impact not great so far
(Pratt Tribune, May 27, 2009)

Renewable energy brings modern-day gold rush
(Kansas City Star, May 25, 2009)

Energy bill now state law
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 23, 2009)

Westar relies more on wind
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 21, 2009)

Editorial: Cap and trade policy a sensible compromise
(Kansas City Star, May 20, 2009)

Totaling up windmills, Kansas doesn’t fare so well
(Kansas City Star, May 19, 2009)

On with the wind
(Blue Springs Examiner, May 19, 2009)

Parkinson's dirty deal, part 3
(The Pitch Weekly, May 18, 2009)

KCK house goes off the grid
(Kansas City Star, May 15, 2009)

Jackson: Energy standard a boon for Kansas
(Wichita Eagle, May 15, 2009)

Parkinson's dirty deal, part 2
(The Pitch Weekly, May 15, 2009)

Parkinson's dirty deal, part 1
(The Pitch Weekly, May 14, 2009)

Parkinson wasn't the only one who caved in to coal
(The Pitch Weekly, May 14, 2009)

Green house: Students aim to meet LEED Platinum standards with eco-friendly house
(ink (KC), May 13, 2009)

Kansans willing to pay more for greener energy practices, poll finds
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 13, 2009)

Hutchinson wind plant to cause 'ripple effect'
(Wichita Eagle, May 13, 2009)

Editorial: Deal is no good for Kansas
(Salina Journal, May 12, 2009)

Editorial: Energy advance
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 12, 2009)

Siemens: Jobs, new sub-contractors on the way with Hutch plant
(Wichita Eagle, May 12, 2009)

Allegrucci: Coal-plant deal act of political expediency
(Wichita Eagle, May 10, 2009)

Students study ways to cut KU’s carbon footprint
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 10, 2009)

New law may lower alternative energy costs
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 10, 2009)

Turbines turning again
(Salina Journal, May 9, 2009)

Francisco questions energy bill
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 7, 2009)

Energy pact sent to House
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 7, 2009)

Wind farm a chance to show state’s potential for energy source
(K-State Collegian, May 7, 2009)

Kansas: Deal on Coal Plant
(The New York Times, May 6, 2009)
(Registration required)

Babson: New Kansas governor acts fast
(Kansas City Star, May 6, 2009)

The Great Kansas Compromise of '09
(Kansas Liberty, May 6, 2009)

Sunflower compromise bill passes out of Senate committee
(Kansas Liberty, May 6, 2009)

Parkinson confident on coal
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 6, 2009)

Coal plant deal pleases most
(Great Bend Tribune, May 6, 2009)

Siemens to Build $50 Million Wind Power Factory in Kansas
(Wall Street Journal, May 5, 2009)

City passes protection for airspace from wind farm
(Pratt Tribune, May 5 2009)

Hendricks: It didn't take long for Parkinson to sell out to GOP
(Kansas City Star, May 5, 2009)

State reaches agreement to enable one coal plant to be built at Holcomb
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 4, 2009)

Governor makes coal deal
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 4, 2009)

Blog: Truce in the 2-year coal war
(Wichita Eagle, May 4, 2009)

A greener Greensburg grows on Kansas prairie
(Wichita Eagle, May 3, 2009)

Greensburg reinvented
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 3, 2009)

Tiahrt appears at rally in support of coal plants
(Wichita Eagle, May 2, 2009)

Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson plans to focus on renewable energy
(Kansas City Star, May 2, 2009)

Rally seeks coal bill veto override
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 1, 2009)

Moran: Kansas needs coal-fired power plants
(Kansas City Star, May 1, 2009)

U.S. Energy News

June 2009

With Something for Everyone, Climate Bill Passed
(The New York Times, June 30, 2009)
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Wind energy companies test waters
(Lawrence Journal-World, June 24, 2009)

Better lives in Bangladesh – through green power
(Christian Science Monitor, June 24, 2009)

Study says winds dying down
(Topeka Capital-Journal, June 10, 2009)

May 2009

Big Oil Warms to Ethanol and Biofuel Companies
(The New York Times, May 27, 2009)
(Registration required)

In Hot Pursuit of Fusion (or Folly)
(The New York Times, May 25, 2009)
(Registration required)

Editorial: Utilities and consumers win with clean energy
(Kansas City Star, May 25, 2009)

With Billions at Stake, Trying to Expand the Meaning of ‘Renewable Energy’
(The New York Times, May 24, 2009)
(Registration required)

Surplus of wind energy sparks utilities board fight
(Des Moines Register, May 21, 2009)

Wind farm dispute in U.S. court
(The Johnstown (Pa.) Tribune-Democrat, May 15, 2009)

Alternative energy will get boost from net metering law
(McCook (Neb.) Gazette, May 14, 2009)

Heineman signs net metering bill into law
(Lincoln (Neb.) Journal-Star, May 14, 2009)

EaglePicher plans batteries to store wind-farm energy
(Joplin (Mo.) Globe, May 13, 2009)

Commentary: Let's get real about alternative energy
(CNN.com, May 13, 2009)

House Panel Nears Agreement on Energy and Climate Bill
(The New York Times, May 14, 2009)
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Midland coal plant rejection smart move for Michigan
(Detroit Free Press, May 12, 2009)

Move shows MidAmerican aims to be major wind energy player
(Des Moines Register, May 12, 2009)

In German Suburb, Life Goes On Without Cars
(The New York Times, May 11, 2009)
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China Outpaces U.S. in Cleaner Coal-Fired Plants
(The New York Times, May 10, 2009)
(Registration required)

Industry Looks to LED Bulbs for the Home
(The New York Times, May 10, 2009)
(Registration required)

Houses move off grid, into mainstream
(Denver Post, May 10, 2009)

Coal-fired power plants: The writing on the wall
(The Economist, May 7, 2009)

Wind Energy reps meet with County Commission
(Kirksville (Mo.) Daily Express, May 6, 2009)

Pt. 10: New Grid May Be Needed, But So Is Smarter Use
(NPR, May 1, 2009)

Pt. 9: Could Energy Innovation Create A 'Green Bubble'?
(NPR, May 1, 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)

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

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Natural Gas, Unnatural Prices
1998 Kansas City Star series

World Energy News

 

 


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