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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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  • Xcel Energy says federal tax credit rules jeopardize hydrogen plans April 12, 2024
    HYDROGEN: Xcel Energy says plans for an Upper Midwest hydrogen hub are jeopardized by proposed federal tax credit rules that would bar utilities from diverting existing clean energy generation to power hydrogen facilities. (Star Tribune) SOLAR: A proposed 600 MW solar project outside Lawrence, Kansas, highlights land use debates with utility-scale developments and concerns about […]
  • New FirstEnergy political spending comes to light April 11, 2024
    OHIO: FirstEnergy made a previously unreported $1 million dark money gift to benefit the campaign of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s eventual running mate, who later worked to win support for the state’s power plant bailout legislation, according to newly revealed company emails. (Energy News Network/Floodlight) SOLAR: Residents in a rural Illinois village west of Chicago […]
  • Second key figure in Ohio bribery scandal found dead April 10, 2024
    OHIO: Sam Randazzo, the former chair of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio who was charged with multiple felonies in a sweeping bribery scheme, was found dead of a suspected suicide. (Cleveland.com) UTILITIES: An Xcel Energy official says the utility’s plan for time-of-use rates that are more expensive during peak periods are “trying to drive […]
  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s latest move to shut down Dakota Access April 9, 2024
    PIPELINES: The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe prepares a legal argument to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline that claims the operator’s environmental record should prevent it from obtaining a crucial easement. (E&E News) ALSO: A carbon pipeline developer strikes a deal with a Nebraska environmental group that includes training first responders and donating to local […]
  • Solar ramps up in South Dakota April 8, 2024
    SOLAR: Two large solar projects that have come online in South Dakota over the past year signal a new interest in solar for a state where wind energy has dominated renewable energy sources. (South Dakota News Watch) ALSO: The Ohio Power Siting Board will hold a second public hearing on a large solar project after […]

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