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Stories with subject: Energy policy
  • Iowa House backs tax credits for wind energy 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 4:29 pm
  • DES MOINES, Iowa - The project completion deadline and tax credits for wind energy and other renewable energy projects would be extended under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Iowa House.

  • Connecticut OKs wind power rules, ends moratorium 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 1:29 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut lawmakers broke an impasse over energy policy on Tuesday, approving wind power regulations that end a moratorium on new turbines producing clean energy.

  • Foes of Ohio clean energy bill criticize senator 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 11:52 am
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - Opponents of a bill turning back Ohio's alternative energy targets say the Senate utilities chairman has disrespected and intimidated witnesses during hearings on the measure, allegations he denies.

  • Vermont group supports 'green energy corridor' 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 4:40 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - A Vermont group that promotes renewable energy says it can support new power lines running through the state to southern New England - with conditions.

  • US energy chief: New England energy issues vexing 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 6:50 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - The nation's top energy official delivered a blunt message Monday to a Connecticut audience of energy executives, regulators, environmentalists and others who already know that fuel heating and cooling homes and businesses and running power plants in New England is among the costliest in the nation.

  • Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:00 pm
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.

  • US Energy Secretary Moniz to visit Rhode Island 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:09 pm
  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (mo-NEEZ') is coming to Rhode Island as part of the Obama administration's reassessment of the nation's energy strategy.

  • Kansas wind energy faces obstacles despite gains 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:22 pm
  • LAWRENCE, Kansas - Despite recent gains in wind energy production in Kansas, experts worry that trouble could be looming for the industry.

  • Heitkamp finds identity as Obama energy critic 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 10:29 am
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's energy policies lack "consistency." His rhetoric may be all-of-the-above but that is "not what we see."

  • Former Defense Secretary James Schlesinger dies 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:27 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Onetime economics professor and longtime nuclear strategist James R. Schlesinger was a political man for all seasons, holding a long string of Cabinet and other high-level posts through three administrations. He was hired - and dismissed - by presidents of both parties.

  • NM officials gather for energy policy forum 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:04 am
  • SOCORRO, New Mexico - New Mexico's energy policy will be the focus of a daylong forum in Socorro.

  • Kansas House rejects Senate plan for energy rules 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:07 pm
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - A measure to repeal the state's 2009 renewable energy standards for power generation was rejected Wednesday in the Kansas House despite critics who argued the requirements drive up utility bills and unfairly push one industry over another.

  • Study: $6 billion spent on Oklahoma wind energy 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:51 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Developers have invested more than $6 billion in wind farm construction in Oklahoma and the state now ranks sixth in the nation in the amount of wind energy generated for consumers, according to a new study released Wednesday that was commissioned by The Wind Coalition.

  • Maine Senate kills energy bill backed by governor 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 12:07 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Senate has rejected a bill backed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage that supporters say will reduce consumers' energy costs.