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Regional & National News:

Appeals court delivers fatal blow to California city pushing natural gas ban (Fox News

Electric grids could be the ‘weak link’ of clean energy transition, IEA warns (Utility Dive)

Grids not keeping up with green energy push (The Journal Record)

Electric grids could be the ‘weak link’ of clean energy transition, IEA warns (Utility Dive)

The Coming Green Energy Bailout (WSJ)

How the Inflation Reduction Act takes aim at gas stoves (Competitive Enterprise Institute)


Renewable energy developers say they are navigating a complex and congested electric grid in Minnesota to get their generation delivered to customers. (MPR News

Minnesota’s Backdoor Gas Ban Bill (NFIB)

Minnesota Democrats should be wary of banning gas vehicles (MINNPOST)

Minnesota progressives now seek to ban natural gas (including your stove) in residential and commercial buildings (American Experiment)


Wisconsin utilities say they need to charge customers more to pay for investments in clean energy, but experts and advocates say rate hikes are also increasing energy burdens on low-income residents. (Cap Times)

Small business owners explain why banning gas stoves isn't for everyone - Northwoods Stove & Fireplace owners Brian and Holly Duffy argue small, rural towns can't afford to rid of gas appliances (Fox News)  - Thank you to the Duffy's, NCHPBA members!

Green Bay, Wisconsin, officials unveil the city’s first clean energy plan that calls for renewable energy and electric vehicles to help reach a net zero carbon target by 2050. (Press Gazette

Baldwin Announces Over $101 Million to Lower Energy Costs for Wisconsin Families (WEAU)

North Dakota:

Save on your energy bills ahead of North Dakota winter (KXMA News)

North and South Dakota Protect Energy Choice (NPGA)

South Dakota:

North and South Dakota Protect Energy Choice (NPGA)

The Inflation Reduction Act Delivers Affordable Clean Energy for South Dakota (WhiteHouse.gov)



Iowa City’s electric buses struggle with winter weather (ABC

Adapt DSM climate action plan moves forward through Des Moines City Council (KCCI

Alliant Energy requests rate increase for both gas and electric customers in Iowa (KCCI)

UP of Michigan:

Whitmer signs package to push Michigan to 100% clean energy by 2040 (NBC News)

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