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Missouri’s renewable energy goals: Are answers blowing in the wind?

In 2008, Missouri voters approved a ballot measure to require the state accelerate its efforts to adopt renewable energy sources. The measure means that Missouri’s investorowned utilities must get 15 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2021. Two hydroelectric power plants and the expansion of solar power will help Missouri’s utilities meet those goals. But to make it

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Renewable energy: What lies ahead for Missouri’s energy mix?

The Missouri Division of Energy is developing the state’s first comprehensive energy plan, which is set to take effect May 31, 2015. The plan was proposed in response to new energy regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency that focus on reducing carbon pollution and lean toward renewable and sustainable energy sources. In order to meet the new Clean Power Plan

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