Red State Green Energy

Stories about renewable energy in places where conservative politics or pro-business attitudes reign.

Stories about renewable energy in places where conservative politics or pro-business attitudes reign.

The Greening of Coal Country

9 min read

In West Virginia, mining has long been a source of money, identity and pride. Now something new is on the horizon.

What Is the Future of America’s Greenest Town?

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After a tornado, Greensburg, Kansas rebuilt as a shining example of red-state sustainability. It wants to be more than a curiosity.

Shifting Winds

2 min read

A new kind of cash crop is turning gusty Iowa into a renewable energy juggernaut — and preserving a rural way of life.

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