Amid a broader slowdown in wind energy construction in Minnesota, one of the nation’s largest independent developers this week announced a proposal for a 200 MW project in southern Minnesota.
A Minnesota utility announced Thursday it will close two coal-fired generators at a plant on Lake Superior by next fall as part of an plan to substantially reduce its reliance on coal.
Fracking is only a temporary fix given that these resources are still finite and are not compatible with a long-term strategy to limit the effects of climate change.
Minnesota’s community solar garden program will be one of the largest two in the country even if the regulators this week decide to reduce its scope.
Xcel Energy has reached an agreement with several developers that proposes to limit the size of co-located community solar gardens to 5 MW or less. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will decide on the matter Thursday.
A Colorado-based solar company has begun an ambitious plan this week to enroll 5,000 Minnesota homeowners by December in its community solar garden program.
Controversy over a proposed solar project in a Minnesota town points to the growing issue of the planning and zoning of large scale solar projects around the state.
A Minnesota program helps smaller industrial customers monitor their energy use in 15-minute increments and identify opportunities to cut costs.
Minnesota's largest energy cooperative announced today that electric vehicle owners in its territory can use wind power to offset the electricity used to charge their cars at no additional cost.
A new report from Minneapolis officials finds that large office buildings are among the city's most energy efficient.