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Seeking full-time Program Coordinator

We’re hiring again! The Program Coordinator will provide support across CUB’s programming, including organizing events, coordinating with community partners, maintaining the website and carrying out online communications, and researching policy issues. This is a great opportunity for an individual with a year or three of experience interested in clean energy, consumer advocacy, and helping people…

Time to Tune the AC

Aside from a little snow early this month, it’s been a great May! Now is a good time to make sure your air conditioner is in tip top shape. While you’re doing your spring yard clean up, make sure your AC unit is free of debris. Additionally, just like furnaces, air conditioners should be serviced…

Analysis: Minnesota energy bill would harm consumers

This week, the Minnesota House and Senate released the latest draft of its package of energy funding and policy bills. The bill would harm Minnesota utility consumers, and CUB urges a “no” vote. The energy package is contained in the broader Jobs omnibus bill (SF 1937). The energy provisions would: Hurt jobs, residential and small business customers, and…

Make your voice heard on proposed Minnesota Power rate increase

If you follow this blog, you know that Minnesota Power has proposed two rate increases for its electric customers. Here’s an update. Warning: This blog is going to get long. It will cover: Summary of potential rate increases You may be exempt from the EITE rate increase Tell the PUC what you think — written…

Seeking part-time summer intern — paid position

We’re hiring! CUB is seeking an intern for a paid, 20-hour-per-week position this summer. This is a great opportunity for an individual interested in energy policy, consumer advocacy, and helping the public save money and reduce emissions. Full details and instructions to apply are available here. Applications are due May 1.