Minnesota


Midwest States Finally Catching on to Solar Power’s Potential

, energy analyst

Michigan and Minnesota are catching on and the solar power movement is now gaining a foothold in the Midwest. Read more >

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Xcel’s Plan to Cut Carbon 60 percent is Affordable and Will Benefit Minnesota’s Economy

, director of energy research, Clean Energy

Growing up in Minnesota, I have very fond memories of going fishing with my Dad in the land of 10,000 lakes.  Whether it was slaying crappies on Lake Minnetonka or catching walleyes on our summer trips to Bemidji, I’ll never forget the times we had enjoying Minnesota’s great outdoors. Read more >

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Meeting the Clean Power Plan: Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota Are Well on Their Way

, energy analyst

The Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan (CPP) presents a significant opportunity for Midwest states to build on what they have already been doing: investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency while transitioning away from a reliance on outdated, inefficient and dirty coal-fired power plants. Read more >

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Look Ahead Minnesota: There’s Reason for Optimism about Your Clean Energy Future

, energy analyst

Minnesota’s legislature might have missed an opportunity to advance the state’s clean energy future during this year’s session, but with Governor Dayton’s support for clean energy and leadership from state agencies, there’s still plenty to be optimistic about. Read more >

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Minnesota’s Energy Future at Risk: Policy Proposal Would Reverse Years of Leadership on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

, energy analyst

As the Minnesota legislative session has progressed this winter and spring, it has become clear that the legislature is at serious risk of moving forward with a legislative package that would gut most of the policies that have made Minnesota a national clean energy leader. Read more >

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