Minnesota is the only Midwest state ranked in the top 10 of the annual American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
While states like California and Hawaii lead the growing market for energy storage, the potential in the Midwest is growing.
A small fee increase in a proposed Minneapolis city budget would raise millions to promote energy efficiency — and pay for itself many times over, according to advocates.
An environmental camp on Minnesota’s North Shore has spent more than a year constructing two high-performance, energy-efficient buildings in one of the coldest climates in the country.
By next year more than 20 percent of the electricity needs of the University of Minnesota will be powered by renewable energy.
Public health advocates say Minnesota utility regulators’ decision last month to increase the social cost of carbon will be important for dealing with the negative health impacts of climate change.
Minnesota’s largest retail electric cooperative is in negotiation with vendors to build the largest storage energy project in the state alongside three solar installations.
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.