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Minnesota Legislature: Report from the end of session

The Minnesota Legislature wrapped up its work at about 11:50 p.m. last Sunday before a 12:00 deadline. While the session was marked by a lack of progress in many areas, it concluded favorably on a number of issues affecting energy consumers. Here’s a report on the outcome of CUB’s legislative priorities this year, as well…

Summer energy saving tips

After a very long winter and short spring, the Memorial Day weekend gives us permission to embrace summer.  We’ll be shifting from heating to cooling expenses.  For most households in Minnesota, our highest electricity bills come in the summer.  (Communities up north can be an exception to this.)  This is typically due to using air…

Minnesota gets additional Energy Assistance funds

Our cold weather is finally behind us, but some people may still be trying to catch up on winter energy bills. Luckily, it’s not too late to get Energy Assistance for the past heating season. The State of Minnesota recently received an additional $14.7 million in federal funds for the Energy Assistance Program. This is…

Consumer spotlight: Sarah McCarthy shares how to keep energy waste to a minimum

Sarah McCarthy is interested in all things sustainability-oriented. With that in mind, Sarah decided to participate in a CUB energy consultation at a bill clinic on the campus of the University of St. Thomas. The goal of an energy consultation is to provide techniques to save energy and lower your electric and natural gas bills…


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