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The RE-AMP Network

Think Systemically,  Act Collaboratively

The mission of the RE-AMP Network is to set collective strategy and enable collaboration on climate solutions in the Midwest. Our North Star Goal is to equitably eliminate greenhouse gas emissions in the Midwest by 2050.

While some member organizations focus on policy advocacy, others work in frontline communities or focus on building the political will necessary for climate action. Over 130 groups including the Minneapolis Foundation,  Union of Concerned Scientists, Joyce Foundation, Ohio Citizen Action, Black Environmental Leaders Association, Climate Generation, Ecology Center, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Sierra Club, Center for Rural Affairs, and many others bring a diversity of perspectives that not only position the Network to build a broader and more effective climate movement in the Midwest, but also amplify Network members’ collective power and ability to achieve results. By thinking systemically and acting collaboratively as peers, funders and advocates within the RE-AMP Network have been working diligently over the last decade toward our shared goal.

Midwest Energy News

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  • Study finds racial disparities in Minnesota utility shutoffs May 20, 2024
    UTILITIES: Energy justice advocates say Minnesota regulators should reinstate a moratorium on utility shutoffs after researchers found racial disparities in disconnections by Xcel Energy. (Energy News Network) ALSO: Minnesota consumer advocates raise concerns that the world’s largest asset manager’s plan to acquire utility Allete could thwart competition and potentially pose a conflict of interest. (Star […]
  • Midwest emerges as a clean energy manufacturing powerhouse May 17, 2024
    CLEAN ENERGY: Midwest states have received nearly $30 billion in private investments to boost clean energy manufacturing since Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act in late 2022. (Inside Climate News) UTILITIES:  POLITICS: Ohio’s HB 6 scandal remains politically fraught for GOP Attorney General Dave Yost, who helped to prosecute four people involved but has ignored […]
  • Clean energy’s looming copper crisis May 16, 2024
    MINING: Copper isn’t being mined quickly enough to keep up with U.S. policies for transitioning to electric vehicles and clean energy, creating a potential bottleneck for Michigan automakers unless recycling improves and deeper mines are tapped, a University of Michigan researcher says. (Bridge) OIL & GAS:  PIPELINES:  CLIMATE: For the Great Lakes region, a repeat […]
  • More Ohioans facing orders to cooperate with oil and gas companies May 15, 2024
    OIL & GAS: Ohio has issued an unprecedented number of orders in recent years forcing property owners to enter agreements with oil and gas companies if most of their neighbors want drilling to occur, even as the state restricts clean energy development in the name of property rights. (Energy News Network)  GRID: Utilities start construction […]
  • Ohio utility wants guaranteed payments from data centers May 14, 2024
    GRID: AEP Ohio asks state regulators for new rate structures that would require data centers and cryptocurrency mining facilities to commit to long-term purchase agreements as the industry threatens to spike power demand. (Columbus Dispatch) ALSO: Federal energy regulators approve sweeping transmission policy changes that aim to speed up interregional lines to move clean energy, […]


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