The Great Plains Institute collaborated with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on the newly released vision for the future of electric vehicles in the state.
GPI 20th Anniversary Leadership Interview Series: Vice President Doug Scott, Electricity and EfficiencyFebruary 12, 2019 in Efficiency, Electricity Author: Gail Nosek
Over the last year, the Great Plains Institute (GPI) celebrated our 20th anniversary as an organization dedicated to transforming the energy system to benefit the economy and environment. As GPI staff, partners, and supporters reflect on the progress we’ve made together and look ahead to future opportunities for even greater impact in 2019 and beyond, we’re sharing a Q&A series we’ve created with our CEO and program leadership team. Continue reading »
Stakeholders Release “A Road Map to Decarbonization in the Midcontinent: Transportation Electrification”January 24, 2019 in News & Press Author: Gail Nosek
CHICAGO, IL- A diverse coalition of stakeholders has developed a first-of-its-kind road map to illustrate how electric vehicles (EVs) can cut carbon and other harmful pollution while bringing many other important benefits to the Midcontinent region. With the transportation sector representing the largest emitting sector in the U.S. economy, EVs are essential to tackling the decarbonization challenge. Continue reading »
We’re grateful for the incredible support we received over the last year as people invested in expanding the Great Plains Institute’s impact by helping us succeed in meeting two challenge matches. Continue reading »
GPI Receives 2018 Nonprofit Partner Award from the Minnesota Solar Energy Industries AssociationNovember 14, 2018 in Communities, Electricity Author: Gail Nosek
The Great Plains Institute (GPI) is proud to be recognized by the Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association (MnSEIA) with the 2018 MnSEIA Nonprofit Partner Award. GPI President and CEO Rolf Nordstrom accepted the award at MnSEIA’s annual conference this week. Continue reading »
Match Challenge: You Can Help Us Harness Momentum on Transformative SolutionsNovember 14, 2018 in News & Press Author: Gail Nosek
Best Public Affairs Campaign Award Goes to Carbon Capture Coalition and RENEWPROctober 29, 2018 in Carbon Management, News & Press Author: Gail Nosek
I am thrilled to share that the Carbon Capture Coalition, along with its communications partner RENEWPR, received the inaugural Best Public Affairs Campaign Award from the Cleanie Awards. The award recognizes the Coalition’s collaborative effort to garner support for the reform of the federal 45Q tax credit for carbon capture technology development and deployment, which was signed into law earlier this year.
Abby Finis Named Top 40 Under 40 By Midwest Energy NewsAugust 27, 2018 in Communities, News & Press Author: Gail Nosek
Federal Funding and Tax Incentives Create Opportunities for Kansas to Realize Economic Potential of Carbon Capture Utilization & StorageJuly 25, 2018 in Carbon Management Author: Gail Nosek
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2018
Federal Funding and Tax Incentives Create Opportunities for Kansas to Realize Economic Potential of Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage
Policy, industry, & research leaders gather to push potential projects forward at pivotal time
LAWRENCE, KS – The Department of Energy has announced $13.3 million in funding paving the way for major carbon capture and storage projects in Kansas and Nebraska with considerable potential benefits to Kansas workers and its economy. This comes after a major win for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the federal budget bill signed into law just months ago.
GPI Summer 2018 Interns Envision the Energy System of the FutureJuly 24, 2018 in News & Press Author: Gail Nosek
This summer, GPI welcomed a fantastic group of current students and recent graduates through our internship program. They’re working across GPI’s program areas and come from different backgrounds and parts of the country. It’s always a pleasure to work with our interns and get their perspectives as the future of the energy sector. Continue reading »