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Kansas Energy News

June 2013

Westar Energy plan would raise rates on residential customers, decrease those of large businesses
(Wichita Eagle, June 28, 2013)

Siemens hiring as work force climbs
(Hutch News, June 23, 2013)

Kansas' first public natural-gas station opens in Wichita
(Kansas City Star, June 20, 2013)

Kansas, Wichita seek federal grant to complete planning for passenger rail extension
(Wichita Eagle, June 20, 2013)

Group seeks to keep MGPI in Atchison
(St. Joseph News-Press, June 12, 2013)

NEK Farmers at Odds With Developer Over High Voltage Power Line
(Hiawatha World, June 12, 2013)

Lawrence gas station owner gets caught up in national battle with Big Oil over future of ethanol
(Lawrence Journal World, June 12, 2013)

Insight: Ethanol lobby sees red over a yellow gas hose in Kansas
(Reuters, June 10, 2013)

Board dispute roils MGP Ingredients
(St. Joseph News-Press, June 5, 2013)

Wind power transmission project nears final push
(St. Joseph News-Press, June 3, 2013)

On the Front Lines: Advocates Prevail in State RPS Fight
(North American Windpower, June 2013)

May 2013

Audit: KCC staff denounce executive director, seek reform
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 29, 2013)

Farmers, power developer at odds over high-voltage line
(Topeka Capital-Journal, May 25, 2013)

Butler County homeowners sue pipeline company over water contamination
(Wichita Eagle, May 19, 2013)

Wind Project Sails through
(Hays Daily News, May 23, 2013)

Graham Co. approves wind farm
(Hays Daily News, May 6, 2013)

April 2013

Richardson: Transmission Lines
(Hutch News, April 22, 2013)

Wind energy plan tests power of farmers
(Southeast Kansas Voice, April 16, 2013)

Westar seeks rate increase for residential, small-business customers
(Wichita Eagle, April 16, 2013)

Warburg: Wind farms are the way of the Future
(Block Island Times, April 9, 2013)

GE to provide financing & turbines for 250 MW Kansas wind power project
(Power Engineering, April 8, 2013)

BP Selling off US Wind Farm Operations
(International Venture Capital Post, April 3, 2013)

Sedgwick County Commissioner Tim Norton walks out of staff meeting during sustainability discussion
(Wichita Eagle, April 2, 2013)

March 2013

John Feehery: Don’t delay Kansas’ renewable-energy revolution
(Wichita Eagle, March 27, 2013)

House shows support for Keystone oil pipeline
(Topeka Capital-Journal, March 25, 2013)

Effort to push back renewable energy requirements fails in House committee
(Wichita Eagle, March 19, 2013)

BP withdraws application for wind farm
(Pratt Tribune, March 21, 2013)

Editorial: GOP’s mistaken attacks on renewable energy
(Kansas City Star, March 4, 2013)

Editorial: Legislators wise not to turn back on raising renewable energy standard
(Hutchinson News, March 4, 2013)

Climate Science, like evolution before, a Kansas Legislative controversy
(Wichita Eagle, March 1, 2013)

February 2013

Kansas Legislators Show True Leadership Defending the Renewable Portfolio Standard
(NRDC Blog, Feb. 28, 2013)

Kan. lawmakers reject lessening green energy rules
(Albany (NY) Times-Union, Feb. 28, 2013)

Norquist tries to pull plug on Kansas RPS
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 28, 2013)

Koch works behind scenes on renewable energy bill
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 26, 2013)

Low emissions are no justification for Kansas scaling back renewables
(The London Guardian Environment Blog, Feb. 21, 2013)

Legislative meddling: Legislators don't like judicial oversight but think they should teach science
(Hutchinson News, Feb. 20, 2013)

Editorial: The Keystone XL pipeline is not the issue
(Winfield Courier, Feb. 20, 2013)

Green Energy Standards Hitting Blockades
(Energy Biz, Feb. 18, 2013)

Kansas's Renewable Portfolio Standard Is Under Attack
(NRDC Blog, Feb. 16, 2013)

Gas prices on the rise as refineries switch to summer blends early
(Garden City Telegram, Feb. 15, 2013)

Bodies of water are feeling effects of the drought
(Cheney Times-Sentinel, Feb. 14, 2013)

Rieber: Don’t roll back renewable-energy standards
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 12, 2013)

Kansas considers pulling plug on renewable energy standards
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Feb. 10, 2013)

Measure would delay renewable energy mandates in Kansas
(Wichita Eagle, Feb. 6, 2013)

Leaders talk wind energy
(Newton Kansan, Feb. 4, 2013)

January 2013

New wind energy project proposed in Ford County
(Dodge City Globe, Jan. 30, 2013)

Property owners review Clean Line routing
(Great Bend Tribune, Jan. 29, 2013)

Infinity Wind acquires area energy projects
(Garden City Telegram, Jan. 24, 2013)

Infinity Wind Power completes purchase of Ford County wind farm
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 23, 2013)

Recycling plant manager: Don't put out plastic bags
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 20, 2013)

Clean Line planning open houses
(Great Bend Tribune, Jan. 17, 2013)

New owner says Pratt ethanol plant to reopen in late spring
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 15, 2013)

Renewal of U.S. tax credit revives some wind-energy projects
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 10, 2013)

Eagle editorial: Wind credit aids state
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 8, 2013)

Editorial: Extension of wind energy tax credit helps Kansas, nation
(Kansas City Star, Jan. 4, 2013)

Editorial: Short-lived incentive
(Hutchinson News, Jan. 4, 2013)

Editorial: Wind energy tax credit good for Kansas
(Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 3, 2013)

Largest Single-Build Wind Farm In U.S. History Enters Commercial Operation
(North American Windpower, Jan. 3, 2013)

U.S. Energy News

June 2013

Nordex Announces Closure of US Wind Power Manufacturing Plant
(Renewable Energy World, June 28, 2013)

$300 million Dixon County wind farm gets boost
(Sioux City Journal, June 24, 2013)

Wind farms seek federal OK to kill eagles, pissing off both left and right
(Grist, June 18, 2013)

Bill clears hurdle for wind farm in Dixon County
(Wayne Herald, June 13, 2013)

Dairyland eyes solar energy, economic development in rural areas
(La Crosse Tribune, June 6, 2013)

Nebraska's Heineman Signs Sales Tax Exemption Bill
(North American Windpower, June 5, 2013)

Room for more Wind
(Kearney Hub, June 2, 2013)

May 2013

In approving wind-energy incentives, lawmakers hope to make Nebraska a player
(Omaha World-Herald, May 30, 2013)

Tribe pushes forward with wind farm
(Cherokee Phoenix, May 24, 2013)

Unicameral advances wind energy bill
(Kearney Hub, May 22, 2013)

VideoTracking Geothermal Energy Sources
(Arizona Public Media, May 7, 2013)

Audio FileMinnesota solar power gets new boost from lawmakers
(Minnesota Public Radio, May 6, 2013)

April 2013

Editorial: All energy sectors now have something to crow about
(Kansas City Star, April 7, 2013)

Exxon Oil Spill In Arkansas Has Left Crude Lining The Streets
(Business Insider, April 1, 2013)

March 2013

N.C. not ready to decrease incentives for renewable energy
(Wilmington Star-News, March 31, 2013)

Missouri Power Plant to be Closed
(Electric Co-ops Today, March 7, 2013)

Cherryland Elect. eyes solar panel project
(Traverse City (Mich.) Record-Eagle, March 7, 2013)

Bill on tax incentives for wind energy advances
(Omaha World-Herald, March 7, 2013)

NextEra discusses wind farm with landowners
(Beatrice Daily Sun, March 6, 2013)

Crowdfunding Clean Energy
(New York Times, March 6, 2013)

Does Keystone XL report let Obama off the hook on climate pledge?
(Christian Science Monitor, March 4, 2013)

Wind energy tax break awaits deciding committee vote
(Omaha World-Herald, March 4, 2013)

February 2013

American Electric Power agrees to close 3 coal plants in emissions settlement
(Washington Post, Feb. 25, 2013)

Nuclear: Less CO2 than solar, hydro, biomass
(Smart Planet, Feb. 19, 2013)

NPPD: Keystone XL deadline ‘wishful thinking’
(Columbus Telegram, Feb. 17, 2013)

Natural gas isn’t the only reason U.S. carbon emissions are falling
(Washington Post, Feb. 15, 2013)

NPPD looks at using solar energy to serve irrigators
(Lincoln Journal-Star, Feb. 15, 2013)

Grant sales tax exemptions for wind farms, Nebraska lawmakers are urged
(Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 15, 2013)

Wind farm proposal rejected, developer plans another try
(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Feb. 14, 2013)

Will Nebraska be part of the wind harvest nationwide?
(McCook Daily Gazette, Feb. 4, 2013)

Wisconsin officials continue to urge additional testing at Shirley site amid health concerns,
(Green Bay Press-Gazette, Feb. 2, 2013)

Wind energy could mean jobs in the Panhandle
(Scottsbluff Star Herald, Feb. 1, 2013)

Konz: Growing jobs, one wind turbine at a time
(Kearney Hub, Feb. 1, 2013)

January 2013

LES eyes more wind energy
(Lincoln Journal Star, Jan. 23, 2013)

In Rural Minnesota, a 70-Acre Lab for Sustainable Living
(New York Times, Jan. 11, 2013)

Wind farm application is submitted
(Sheboygan Press, Jan. 9, 2013)

Extension of PTC removes 'stumbling block' for Broekn Bow Wind II
(Kearney Hub, Jan. 8, 2013)

Tax credit extension allows planned wind projects to proceed
(Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 7, 2013)

Atlantic Power Completes Acquisition Of Ridgeline Energy, Brings 300 MW Project Online
(North American Windpower, Jan. 2, 2013)

 

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External Archives and Other Resources

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