John Funk

Midwest Bureau Chief




Most Recent News

May 10, 2021
Canadian EV manufacturer Lion Electric plans to build a plant in Illinois to produce up to 20,000 medium and heavy-duty urban trucks and school buses. | Lion Electric
May 6, 2021
Duke Energy’s shareholders are fine with CEO Lynn Good also continuing to serve as chair of the company’s board of directors. | Duke Energy
May 4, 2021
The Duke Energy Accountability Coalition has called for shareholders to vote CEO Lynn Good off the company’s board of directors during its annual meeting. | Duke Energy
April 28, 2021
One way to help the U.S. get to net-zero emissions would be the creation of a DOE “Foundation,” argued some participants of the second EnVision Forum. | © RTO Insider LLC
April 26, 2021
FirstEnergy has disclosed it is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding its role in a $60 million bribery and racketeering scheme. | DangApricot, via Wikimedia Commons
April 25, 2021
The success of the drive by five New England states to decarbonize their economies may ultimately depend on the development of massive offshore wind farms. | Dominion Energy
April 20, 2021
A shift to electric heating will raise winter power demands, but utilities could mitigate spikes by improving buildings' "thermal envelopes," ACEEE said. | Shutterstock
April 18, 2021
The DOE said transportation accounts for the largest share of the nation's GHG emissions and must be significantly reduced to reach net zero by 2050. | NACFE
April 1, 2021
Trucking companies can save on fuel costs if they electrify their fleet and their charging stations are augmented with distributed generation, EDF says. | Environmental Defense Fund
March 25, 2021
Ohio lawmakers voted unanimously to eliminate the $1.1 billion customer-paid subsidy they created to bail out of the state’s two nuclear power plants. | NRC