Retired Minnesota utility executive Will Kaul saw major changes throughout his four-decade career siting generation and transmission projects while also helping to usher in a wave a renewable energy.
Adding more energy storage in Minnesota could reduce the need for more fossil fuel power plants and significantly reduce greenhouse gases, according to a new University of Minnesota report.
As smart meter usage expands, so do questions about the ways utilities and other companies can harness energy data to advance grid technology.
The first electric school bus in the Midwest will begin transporting students in a suburban Minneapolis-St. Paul school district this fall.
A Minneapolis community solar garden developer has begun building five projects aimed at reducing electricity costs for low-income consumers.
With targeted investment in companies and policies focused on improving energy efficiency, Minnesota’s energy sector could grow to support 26,000 jobs a year, according to a new report.
Despite relatively low electricity prices in the Midwest, utilities based in Minnesota and Illinois are among the most energy efficient in the country, according to a recent report by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.
Advocates in Minnesota agree that electric vehicle owners should help pay for roads, but raise questions about the fairness of a new $75 fee intended to offset lost gasoline tax revenue.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will no longer oversee disputes over fixed charges on solar and small wind customers living largely in rural areas.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton last week approved a jobs and energy bill that will make major changes to a renewable energy fund that was created in 1994.