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A consumer guide to the Inflation Reduction Act

By Courtney Lindwall, Natural Resources Defense Council

Here’s how to save on electric vehicles, solar panels, heat pumps, and more via tax credits and rebates
The Inflation Reduction Act directs an unprecedented $369 billion toward fighting climate change. As a result, we’ll all see innumerable long-term benefits, like reduced energy bills and health-care costs. But the most direct and immediate […]

Evergy builds largest solar subscription installation in Missouri

Evergy announced this week that its Hawthorn power plant is now home to 10 megawatts (MW) of new solar energy. With 22,000 solar panels, it is the largest solar subscription array in Missouri. 

Over half of the renewable energy produced onsite is available to customers who enroll in Evergy’s Solar Subscription program, which is available to […]

March 8th, 2023|Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar subscription|1 Comment

Kansas City’s new airport terminal celebrates sustainability in a big way

KCI’s new terminal is first in Midwest to achieve LEED Gold certification and second in the country
As the largest single infrastructure project in the city’s history, and with sustainability at the forefront, Kansas City’s new airport terminal has reached new milestones for green building in the region and beyond. 

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded […]

Did your HOA rules stop you from installing solar?

If your homeowner’s association has restricted you from installing solar panels on your house in the past, then it’s time to check again as some state legislatures, including Missouri, are changing the rules to allow solar.

Beginning January 1, 2023, homeowner’s associations (HOA) in Missouri can no longer prohibit residential solar panels, thanks to a new […]

Advocate for KC Climate Protection & Resiliency Plan

There’s still time to voice your support for Kansas City’s proposed new Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan as it heads to the City Council for a potential vote on Thursday, August 25.

If passed, the plan recommends numerous climate measures to help the metro reach its’ greenhouse gas emission reduction goals of climate neutrality for city operations by 2030 […]