Search External News Report: Kansas Utilities Run Coal Plants Year-Round Even Though It Costs Ratepayers Millions August 01, 2019 Source: KCUR "The way Westar Energy runs its coal plants in Kansas unnecessarily costs consumers millions of dollars a year through an obscure, if common, practice known as self-committing generation." External News Study: Wind Farms Don't Appear to Impact a County's Aggregate Rural Home Values June 28, 2019 Source: Energy Central A study examining the impact on property values where commercial wind farms have gone up in Kansas found no statistically significant changes in aggregate rural home values in a county within the three years of a wind development. External News Hawaii’s On-Bill Financing Program Unlocks Energy Upgrades for the Masses June 12, 2019 Source: Greentech Media The Aloha State’s GEM$ program enables renters and low-income households to install solar and energy-saving equipment with no upfront costs. External News Effort to Trade Gas for Hydropower in Northeast Meets Resistance May 29, 2019 Source: Scientific American Some residents are concerned about environmental impacts from proposed transmission lines. External News Creation Care: One Indiana Congregation’s Fight for Energy Equality May 29, 2019 Source: Indiana Environmental Reporter Dispute over net metering puts church, utility company at odds.