This week’s Midwest Energy News: Habitat for Humanity debuts net-zero house in Minneapolis

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power plantNATURAL 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)

GRID: An Illinois utility takes steps to protect raptors from being electrocuted on power lines, and ComEd speeds up its timetable for smart meter installation. (Chicago Tribune)

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