Missouri News

The following news clips highlight Missouri involvement in recent renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and list in chronological order. Here you can scroll through of stories dating back to 2003. Alternatively, you can search state energy news by state and topic.

March 12, 2014

Solar Industry Scorches Records

A new report on the solar power industry signals a major milestone for America’s clean energy economy. More

March 6, 2013

St. Louis Launches Plan for More Sustainable Community

Central to increasing energy efficiency in St. Louis has been the Energy Department's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. More

January 14, 2013

Largest Kansas Wind Farm is Operational

The largest wind farm in Kansas, the $800 million Flat Ridge 2 Wind Farm, is operational, and will produce 470 megawatts of electricity. More

September 26, 2012

USDA Announces $10 Million in Rural Smart Grid Funds

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the latest in a series of funding steps to modernize rural electric generation and transmission systems, including nearly $10 million in smart grid technologies. More

July 5, 2012

Energy Department Awards $14 Million for Energy Efficiency in 22 States

The Energy Department announced that it has awarded $14 million in new investments through its State Energy Program to state-led energy efficiency projects in 22 states. More

February 1, 2012

DOE Solar Decathlon 2013 Moves to California

Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced the 20 teams, representing 13 states and Washington, D.C. plus 3 foreign countries, that will compete U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, which will be held in California for the first time. More

April 27, 2011

How One Missouri Town is Helping Residents Save Money and Energy

Residents of St. Peters, Missouri, are seeing improvements in their community thanks to a $512,800 DOE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant. More

February 18, 2011

Missouri Regulators Adopt New Energy Efficiency Investments Rules

The Missouri Public Service Commission has adopted new rules which are designed to encourage the state's four investor-owned electric utilities to implement more energy efficiency programs to help consumers control their energy use. More

October 21, 2009

Missouri Governor Dedicates Landfill Gas Facility

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon dedicated a combined heat and power facility in Jefferson City that runs on landfill gas and that is expected to save state taxpayers $1 million per year in energy bills. More

September 16, 2009

DOE Delivers $354 Million for Energy Efficiency Projects in 22 States

DOE has awarded $354 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to 22 states under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. More

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