Search External News Cities Look to Natural Gas Bans to Curb Carbon Emissions December 02, 2019 Source: Scientific American Cities in California and Massachusetts are advancing what has become the newest trend in the local fight against climate change: bans on natural gas hookups in new buildings. 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 New Solar + Battery Price Crushes Fossil Fuels, Buries Nuclear July 18, 2019 Source: Forbes Los Angeles Power and Water officials have struck a deal on the largest and cheapest solar + battery-storage project in the world, at prices that leave fossil fuels in the dust and may relegate nuclear power to the dustbin. 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.