CEP in the News

Kansas bill setting minimum setbacks for commercial wind turbines to have hearing next week

7 months ago | Feb 15, 2019
The Climate and Energy Project sent out an email alert about the bill Thursday afternoon, calling the proposed setbacks "prohibitive,” and the bill "a thinly veiled attempt to stop wind development in Kansas.”

Legislators hear KCC report on Kansas’ high utility rates

8 months ago | Jan 17, 2019
Dorothy Barnett, executive director of the Climate and Energy Project, said it is helpful to look at how Kansas got to where it currently is with regard to rates, but the real question is going to be how the Legislature and KCC make a...

Clean energy platforms win at the state level as 7 governor seats shift blue

10 months ago | Nov 13, 2018
"Wind has been a tremendous boon to the state, Dorothy Barnett, executive director of the Climate and Energy Project in Kansas, told Utility Dive, though broader customer choice on energy resources is lacking."

New Westar Energy rates will benefit average customer but not solar power users

1 year ago | Sep 28, 2018
The Sierra Club, Vote Solar and the Climate and Energy Project continued to fight the settlement after other consumer interests signed on, arguing that it discriminates against home solar users.