NATURAL GAS: Consumer advocates say most customers who shop around for a lower-cost natural gas supplier end up getting a worse deal. (Midwest Energy News)
EFFICIENCY: Habitat for Humanity debuts its first net-zero house in Minneapolis. (Minnesota Public Radio)
SOLAR: A company specializing in networked energy storage systems says Chicago is “the largest untapped solar market in the United States.” (Greentech Media)
TRANSPORTATION: At an appearance in St. Paul today, President Obama will propose a 4-year, $302 billion infrastructure program. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
ELECTRIC CARS: Consumer Reports names the Tesla Model S its “best overall” car of 2014. (CNET)
SOLAR: A program in Evanston, Illinois helps residents purchase solar hot water heaters. (Daily Northwestern)
WISCONSIN: Democratic legislators introduce a bill to increase the state’s renewable energy standard to 30 percent by 2030. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
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