Uma Outka

Kansas Needs a Policy Vision for Clean Energy

While wind power is a well-established energy priority in Kansas, the same cannot be said for solar energy or energy efficiency. In this interview, Uma Outka, professor at University of Kansas School of Law, said that political leadership is the missing link in bringing these two goals to the table...

Kansas Articles

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Cable For Help

It's happening. This April 27 story notes a purchase by a developer of over 12,000 miles of transmission cable for projects in the American Midwest and Southwest.
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Ordering an MRI for the Ecosystem

This March 17 feature details United States Geologic Survey efforts to fly over - and find - critical mineral sites around the nation.
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I Think We Have a Funky Connection

This February 23 report peeks at debates in state legislatures over the right- and the reward - associated with transmission infrastructure.
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I Get a (Rust and Sun) Belt Out of You

This February 7 story tracks 100,000 announced hires to incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act, with tens of thousands in states whose senators voted against the bill.

Kansas Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 3.50 / 9
Score 0.50 / 20
Score 2.00 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
18 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
9 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
8 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC

of people in Kansas support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(-1 of the national average)
(est. 1,858,303 of 2,193,232 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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