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Kansas Energy News

October 2014

Kansas wind energy industry set to take off
(Wichita Eagle, Oct. 6, 2014)

September 2014

Kansas co-op Sunflower cuts coal plant generation to conserve fuel
(Platts.com, Sep. 29, 2014)

Kingman County settles dispute with Flat Ridge
(Hutchinson News, Sep. 18, 2014)

Lower approved rates for Kansas utilities could save millions
(Topeka Capital Journal, Sep. 14, 2014)

Legislators: Fight over wind-power standard not over
(Wichita Eagle, Sept. 12, 2014)

Editorial: Support energy standard
(Wichita Eagle, Sep. 9, 2014)

Brownback wants to phase out Kansas energy rule
(Wichita Eagle, Sep. 3, 2014)

Brownback: Davis not credible on water issues
(Hutchinson News, Sep. 3, 2014)

Brownback pledges to tap expertise on water policy
(Topeka Capital Journal, Sep. 3, 2014)

August 2014

Solar energy still a minor player, but research could change that
(Topeka Capital Journal, August 23, 2014)

Solar power starts to make sense for business as prices fall
(Wichita Eagle, August 22, 2014)

Ark Valley Distributing, Inc. going green
(Ark City Traveler, August 14, 2014)

Feds to assist in biomass deliveries to Abengoa plant
(Liberal Southwest Daily Times, August 8, 2014)

Producers share revolutionary efforts at corn ethanol plants
(Ethanol Producers Magazine, August 6, 2014)

Kansas ethanol plants start producing new corn diesel
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 2, 2014)

Grant to fund solar energy system for PSU’s Plaster Center
(Joplin Globe, August 1, 2014)

Work expected to begin soon on Midwest Energy solar array
(Hays Post, August 1, 2014)

July 2014

Westar announces 15 projects to receive solar arrays
(Westar News Release, July 31, 2014)

Group’s $246K ad campaign praises Brownback over proposed coal plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, July 18, 2014)

Gamesa signs two agreements for the supply of 290MW in North America
(WindTech International, July 16, 2014)

Taking to the pulpit against climate change
(USA Today, July 15, 2014)

KCP&L signs deal to buy energy from Kansas wind farm
(Kansas City Business Journal, July 2, 2014)

June 2014

Keystone pipeline in Kansas part of a much bigger story
(Wichita Eagle, June 28, 2014)

BPU offers home energy audit to help reduce bills
(KCTV 5 News, June 25, 2014)

FHSU wind turbines keep tuition lower
(Hays Daily News, June 13, 2014)

Ikea in Merriam completes another step for its fall opening
(Kansas City Star, June 10, 2014)

States Testing Obama's Carbon Limits
(Forbes, June 8, 2014)

78-mile section of Prairie Wind transmission line completed
(Wichita Eagle, June 5, 2014)

Victory customers approve deregulation plan
(Dodge City Globe, June 4, 2014)

May 2014

Kansas gives go-ahead again to Holcomb coal plant
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 30, 2014)

Ikea store in Merriam plans to have the largest rooftop solar array in Kansas
(Wichita Eagle, May 28, 2014)

Kansas flour mill to use wind turbine for energy needs
(Wichita Eagle, May 27, 2014)

Hutch company installing state's largest private solar array
(Hutchinson News, May 22, 2014)

SW Kansas lawmaker says voting on repeal of green energy is no-brainer
(High Plains Public Radio, May 21, 2014)

Politically powerful renewable energy faces a threat in Kansas
(Wichita Eagle, May 20, 2014)

Rep. Dennis Hedke and Sen. Forrest Knox: Renewable mandate driving up energy costs
(Wichita Eagle, May 20, 2014)

Proposed electric line gets key federal approval
(Hutchinson News, May 12, 2014)

House rebuffs another attempt to kill renewable standards
(Topeka Capitol-Journal, May 3, 2014)

Kansas House vote saves green energy rule
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 3, 2014)

Kansas House rejects repeal of renewable energy standards
(Kansas City Star, May 3, 2014)

April 2014

Ottawa leaving power deal over costly upgrade
(Ottawa Herald, April 25, 2014)

Green Group partners with businesses for Earth Fest
(The WSU Sunflower, April 23, 2014)

Koch brothers, big utilities attack solar, green energy policies
(Los Angeles Times, April 19, 2014)

Wind energy a force in Kansas, industry report says
(Lawrence Journal World, April 10, 2014)

Powering the Prairie: Harvesting the Wind
(Lawrence Journal World, April 6, 2014)

Powering the Prairie: Manufacturing the Tools
(Lawrence Journal World, April 6, 2014)

Powering the Prairie: Transporting the Energy
(Lawrence Journal World, April 6, 2014)

Powering the Prairie: Mandating Progress
(Lawrence Journal World, April 6, 2014)

March 2014

Editorial: Against the Wind
(Hays Daily News, March 28, 2014)

ALEC and Big Polluters Try to Attack Limits on Climate Change Pollution One State at a Time
(Natural Resources Defense Council (blog), March 28, 2014)

Editorial: The GOP’s sensible energy vote in Kansas
(Kansas City Star, March 27, 2014)

Editorial: A courageous wind - KS House shows backbone
(Hutchinson News, March 27, 2014)

House rejects measure to repeal state renewable energy standards
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 26, 2014)

Editorial: A blow to wind power
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 25, 2014)

Senate votes to repeal renewable energy standards
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 25, 2014)

Community ‘solar garden’ to lighten bills
(Hutchinson News, March 24, 2014)

Editorial: Blind to truth about energy standards
(Hutchinson News, March 24, 2014)

Renewable standards repeal advances to Senate
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 20, 2014)

Senate panel advances bill to repeal renewable energy standards
(Wichita Eagle, March 20, 2014)

Kansas Senate committee votes to repeal renewable energy standards
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 20, 2014)

Battle over renewable energy heating up
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 19, 2014)

Kansas' First Community Solar Project, Largest Solar Array Announced
(Midwest Energy News, March 17, 2014)

Officials OK Westar’s $43.6 million rate increase for transmission costs
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 13, 2014)

Battle over renewable energy ahead in legislative session
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 1, 2014)

February 2014

Douglas County allows wind energy company to apply for construction of two meteorological towers
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 27, 2014)

Fans of wind blow into Capitol for rally
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 26, 2014)

Kansas City BPU Enters 25 MW Wind Contract With OwnEnergy
(North American Windpower, Feb. 26, 2014)

BPU announces deal for additional wind energy
(Kansas City Kansan, Feb. 25, 2014)

Dave Kerr: AFP RPS ad is provably false
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 25, 2014)

BPU Announces Additional Wind Energy Contract
(KC BPU News Release, Feb. 25, 2014)

Wind, solar power touted
(Salina Journal, Feb. 20, 2014)

Renewable roundtable makes case against changing rules
(Hutchinson News, Feb. 20, 2014)

Fourth quarter wind orders demonstrate PTC boom/bust
(Hutchinson News, Feb. 20, 2014)

Legislative battle over renewable energy continues
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 16, 2014)

House Energy and Environment Committee discusses human involvement in climate change
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 13, 2014)

Committee puts net metering bill on hold in surprise vote
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 11, 2014)

Editorial: Spitting into the wind
(The Storm Lake Times, Feb. 5, 2014)

New wind farms in Kansas sell power as far as Alabama
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 4, 2014)

Westar/KCP&L lobby for lower solar reimbursement
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 4, 2014)

Power line opponents surge against wind energy transmission project
(Kansas City Star, Feb. 2, 2014)

Kansas to see growth in wind energy
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 2, 2014)

January 2014

Winds of change drive renewable energy efforts
(Garden City Telegram, Jan. 31, 2014)

Fort Madison & Hutchinson Siemens plants secures another contract
(Fort Madison Daily Democrat, Jan. 29, 2014)

Editorial: No problem here - RES is reasonable, supported
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 28, 2014)

Survey shows support for renewable energy law
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 23, 2014)

Wind coalition’s poll finds support for renewable energy mandate
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 23, 2014)

Eagle editorial: Need reliable bus system
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 22, 2014)

Panel hears testimony about fracking, Kansas quakes
(Lawrence Journal World, Jan. 21, 2014)

Kan. Chamber expands agenda on energy, education
(Garden City Telegram, Jan. 15, 2014)

Westar going Solar Powered
(Newton Kansan, Jan. 12, 2014)

Transmission lines would send Kansas wind power to eastern U.S.
(Lawrence Journal World, Jan. 13, 2014)

Dorothy Barnett: Don’t roll back RES
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 10, 2014)

Westar wants to help out with solar projects
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 9, 2014)

KCP&L will increase wind power and energy conservation
(Kansas City Star, Jan. 7, 2014)

Commissioners to consider natural gas to power transit buses
(Lawrence Journal World, Jan. 5, 2014)

Group to meet to discuss alternative fuels
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 6, 2014)

Regional coalition will focus on expanding use of alternative fuels
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 3, 2014)

U.S. Energy News

October 2014

Council endorses Grain Belt Express transmission line
(Columbia (Mo.) Tribune, Oct. 7, 2014)

September 2014

Developer plans 11,000-acre Nebraska wind farm
(Lincoln Journal Star, September 29, 2014)

Xcel Energy TUCO transmission line complete
(Plainview (TX) Herald, September 29, 2014)

How solar power is changing your utility bill (and your utility)
(Christian Science Monitor, September 29, 2014)

Birds win in fight over wind farm near northwest Missouri wildlife refuge
(Kansas City Star, September 22, 2014)

Challenge to Empire’s solar exemption under advisement with state court
(Joplin Globe, September 18, 2014)

$150 million wind farm proposed for Webster County
(Lincoln Journal-Star, September 15, 2014)

August 2014

Opponents dominate crowd at hearing on Grain Belt Express project
(Columbia (Mo.) Tribune, August 15, 2014)

Electric utility customer satisfaction on the rise from last year
(Electric Light & Power, August 14, 2014)

A Few Weeds in Minnesota Decision to Allow Community Solar Gardens to Grow
(Renewable Energy World, August 12, 2014)

Germany's cautionary, but hopeful, renewable energy tale
(Topeka Capital-Journal, August 9, 2014)

Sierra Club opposes plan to charge more for solar
(Springfield News-Leader, August 8, 2014)

NRG to close Illinois coal plant in clean-air move
(Kansas City Star, August 7, 2014)

July 2014

Alternative energy a hard sell in Nebraska
(McCook Gazette, July 14, 2014)

Petition underway to overturn possible fee on solar and wind users
(Oklahoma Gazette, July 9, 2014)

Turbines near Broken Bow bring benefits — but not to neighbors dealing with their noise, size, ‘strobe effect’
(Omaha World-Herald, July 8, 2014)

Welcome to Steele City, population 61 and Energy Central USA
(Omaha World-Herald, July 7, 2014)

June 2014

LES gets 78 proposals for community solar energy project
(Lincoln Journal Star, June 28, 2014)

Vernon co-op unveils Wisconsin’s first community solar project
(La Crosse Tribune, June 13, 2014)

Steele Flats latest wind farm to sprout in Nebraska, but future growth uncertain
(Omaha World-Herald, June 19, 2014)

Clean Line wind transmission project projected for 2018
(Tulsa World, June 19, 2014)

Empire District officials uncertain of impact from proposed rules to cut carbon output
(Joplin Globe, June 19, 2014)

Going Off the Grid
(Houston County (MN) News, June 18, 2014)

Tulsa World Editorial: Cleaner air on way for northeast Oklahoma
(Tulsa World, June 13, 2014)

Crude oil prices hit 10-month highs on Iraq crisis
(Christian Science Monitor, June 13, 2014)

Carbon pricing won't solve climate change. Innovation will.
(Christian Science Monitor, June 13, 2014)

Is the nation’s 'greenest' utility green enough? Boulder says no.
(Christian Science Monitor, June 12, 2014)

May 2014

Osage County denies wind farm permit for TradeWind Energy
(Tulsa World, May 9, 2014)

Wind energy facility in Oklahoma draws rare coalition
(Tulsa World, May 8, 2014)

April 2014

Wisconsin convent taps into solar energy
(La Crosse Tribune, April 26, 2014)

Missouri's first utility-scale solar farm gets formal dedication in Butler
(Columbus (Ind.) Republic, April 25, 2014)

New solar farm dedicated in Missouri
(Columbia Tribune, April 25, 2014)

Spotlight put on Oklahoma's solar- and wind-energy consumers' tariff
(Tulsa World, April 22, 2014)

Gov. Mary Fallin signs distributed generation bill
(Oklahoma City Oklahoman, April 22, 2014)

Tapstone Energy seeks $1.45 million in Oklahoma City incentives
(Oklahoma City Oklahoman, April 21, 2014)

Wind industry project pipeline filling back up in Oklahoma, nation
(Oklahoma City Oklahoman, April 11, 2014)

Wind Farm Controversy In Pawhuska
(KTUL Tulsa Channel 8, April 10, 2014)

Wind energy legislation pulled from Nebraska Legislature, for now
(Hydrogen Fuel News, April 8, 2014)

March 2014

Wind propels more than energy in S.D.
(Sioux Falls Argus Leader, March 28, 2014)

Iowa Senate unanimously passes bill to triple tax credits for solar power
(PV Tech, March 28, 2014)

Missouri route announced for wind energy transmission line project through 8 counties
(Greenfield (Ind.) Reporter, March 27, 2014)

Fight over Rooftop Solar Forecasts a Bright Future for Cleaner Energy
(Scientific American, March 25, 2014)

Winds of change blow into Holt County
(St. Joseph News-Press, March 23, 2014)

Lawmakers urge renewal of wind energy tax credits
(The Hill, March 21, 2014)

LES renewable energy program has new rates, solar incentives
(Chicago Tribune, March 21, 2014)

Clean Line in Clinton County
(Clinton County Leader, March 14, 2014)

Philip Warburg on the renewable energy revolution
(Chicago Tribune, March 13, 2014)

SolarCity Moves into Best Buy
(Forbes, March 12, 2014)

States brace for clash between utilities, solar advocates
(The Buffalo News, March 10, 2014)

Butler and Polk counties targeted for wind farm
(Lincoln Journal Star, March 7, 2014)

Xcel Energy contracts for biggest solar power farm east of the Rockies
(Denver Business Journal, March 4, 2014)

The Rise of Distributed Generation Threatens Utilities
(Renewable Energy World, March 4, 2014)

Transmission project rep speaks at Crowder
(Neosho Daily News, March 1, 2014)

February 2014

House Unveils Tax Reform Plan Attacking Wind Energy PTC
(North American Windpower, Feb. 27, 2014)

Wind energy transmission plan topic of talk at MARET Center
(Joplin Globe, Feb. 27, 2014)

LES wants to revamp its renewable energy rates
(Lincoln Journal Star, Feb. 27, 2014)

Kaine: Sending right signal on renewable energy
(The Hill, Feb. 25, 2014)

Monster wind farm planned in South Dakota
(Grist Magazine, Feb. 12, 2014)

Nebraska's wind energy future
(North Platte KNOP-TV, Feb. 12, 2014)

Editorial: AEP-PSO signs deal for low-price wind power
(Tulsa World, Feb. 8, 2014)

Rural businesses, homes depend on alternative fuels to stay warm
(La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune, Feb. 8, 2014)

January 2014

Fissures in G.O.P. as Some Conservatives Embrace Renewable Energy
(New York Times, Jan. 25, 2014)

Court to decide if solar energy installer is infringing on utilities' rights
(Des Moines Register, Jan. 22, 2014)

Broken Bow wind farm contracts with NPPD
(North Platte Telegraph, Jan. 19, 2014)

Ameren to build solar energy center
(Columbia Tribune, Jan. 14, 2014)

More wind power blowing into region
(Osage Beach (Mo.) Lake Expo, Jan. 12, 2014)

Editorial: KCP&L projects promising 
(St. Joseph News-Press, Jan. 11, 2014)

Power play: Utilities want solar users to pay up
(NBC News, Jan. 9, 2014)

Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 7, 2014)

Wind Power Tax Credit Dies but Industry Booms
(Energy & Capital, Jan. 3, 2014)

Wind energy tax credit expires
(Tulsa World, Jan. 1, 2014)

 

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