At an event in Minnesota, Alberta’s environmental and parks minister Thursday expressed support for Enbridge’s contentious Line 3 pipeline by touting her province’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.
Finished in late September after more than a decade of planning and construction, the 800-mile-long CapX2020 transmission project has prompted more than 3,600 megawatts of clean energy project proposals, according to Xcel Energy.
The largest solar project ever built to serve a Minnesota school district began producing energy last week, as schools take advantage of third-party ownership models and community solar subscriptions.
Two nonprofit organizations offering to save consumers money on solar panels by buying them in bulk have begun campaigns in Minnesota.
A new housing development in suburban Minneapolis-St. Paul will use grid-interactive electric thermal water heaters to enable the Midwest’s first community energy storage project.
A new report aims to highlight the financial benefits that transmission projects can bring to rural counties.
In what is regarded as an unusual step, a group of 13 young people have joined together to become court sanctioned intervenors as they fight a proposed Enbridge Energy pipeline through northern Minnesota.
A major Minnesota utility’s electric water heater program is doing little to reduce carbon emissions — but that could change with a more robust mix of renewable energy sources and green pricing initiatives, according to a new analysis.
A solar project on several buildings along a major Twin Cities rail corridor is being studied to determine how distributed energy could impact future transit investments.
Minnesota utility regulators are studying a proposal by Xcel Energy to close two biomass plants that could mark a turning point for the industry here, particularly as prices for renewable energy drop.