Oct. 11 –The highest tally came in Iowa, where 37 percent of electricity came from wind and solar. Also listed were Kansas, Oklahoma, California, Minnesota, Vermont, Colorado, Maine, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.