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Now Hiring: Paid Summer Internship

CUB is seeking a motivated intern to support our work this summer. The intern will work with Carmen Carruthers, CUB’s outreach director, to carry out events, develop informational materials for consumers, and create marketing materials to promote CUB’s mission and services.  It’s a great opportunity for someone interested in gaining experience in the fields of…

Minnesota Capitol

Update from the Minnesota Legislature

We’re just about at the halfway point of the 2018 legislative session, and CUB has been busy at the Capitol. Here’s an update on some of the issues that could affect energy consumers this year.   Xcel nuclear plant spending A bill carried by Representative O’Neill and Senator Mathews would allow Xcel to more easily…

MN Power customers concerned about proposed gas plant, rates

Last fall, Minnesota Power announced their proposal to build a new $350 million natural gas plant in Superior Wisconsin. This power plant would add 250 MW of additional electricity generation capacity for Minnesota Power. At CUB, our mission is to advocate for affordable and reliable utility service and clean energy for residential and small business…