A Power Plan for the Midwest

A roadmap for dealing with disruptive challenges in the power sector and achieving a high-renewables future.

Cautious Optimism on Energy Storage

Part #2 of GPI's Renewable Energy and Storage Road Trip Series.

Competitive Wholesale Electricity Markets Benefit Wind Energy Production

New analysis sheds light on the impact of wholesale electricity markets on wind power.

Demand Response: An Underutilized Asset in the Midwest

Supporters of clean energy appreciate demand response’s many benefits.

Germany's Energiewende Requires New Electric Infrastructure

Significant new investment in Germany’s energy infrastructure is required to enable their energy transition.

Give wind a chance: new infrastructure needed to expand renewable energy

The MISO Badger-Coulee Multi-Value project in Wisconsin would lower electricity costs and greenhouse gas emissions.

Integrating clean, distributed energy resources (DER) into the electric grid requires updated market rules

It's time to update market rules to take advantage of the grid benefits of DER.

Local Economic Benefits of Wind Energy: An Empirical Investigation

An analysis to investigate the local economic effects of wind energy investment.

New Analysis: Cost and Emission Benefits of Increased Demand Response in the MISO Region

This underused asset could help lower costs to customers and reduce emissions.

New Fact Sheet Series on Demand Response

Demand Response (DR) is an important component of a clean energy system, and we currently have an underutilized DR asset in the Midwest. We are pleased to announce the release of a new fact sheet series focused on demand response.

New GPI Report: Evaluating the Economics for Energy Storage in the Midcontinent

Market revenues plus projected cost reductions are key to the deployment of energy storage.

Patching Up the Seams: Reducing Regional Obstacles in Electricity

Improving regional coordination of electricity markets & resource planning is critical to meet energy & environmental challenges.

Positive Developments in the Search for the Holy Grail of Renewable Energy

New developments across the country point to a promising path forward for energy storage.

Renewable Energy & Storage Road Trip

The Great Plains Institute is taking a road trip.

Why Large Competitive Electricity Markets Benefit Wind Energy

Analysis explores the factors that can reduce curtailment and increase capacity factors for wind plants.