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Bill would saddle Minnesotans with $467 million in large industry’s energy costs

Recently, the Senate took action to shift hundreds of millions of dollars in energy costs from the state’s largest industry onto regular people. On March 14, the Senate Energy Committee heard Senator David Senjem’s Clean Energy First Act (SF 1456). Clean Energy First was a carefully written bill that would require utilities to look first…

Spring Energy Tips

Its been quite the winter — polar vortex and ice dams galore.  We are all ready for some warmer weather and running the heat less often!  Here are some tips to help control your energy use as we transition into a new season.  Because spring can be fickle and sometimes short, we also have links…

Statement on Governor Walz 100% Clean Energy Announcement and HF – 1956

Statement on Governor Walz’s 100% Clean Energy Announcement and HF 1956 Governor provides leadership toward 100% clean energy for Minnesota in a way that will save customers money, maintain reliability, and create jobs. MINNEAPOLIS/ ST. PAUL – March 6, 2019 – The Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota applauds the bold leadership of Governor Walz and…

Energy poverty: What is it and how do we understand it?

According to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, nearly 1 in 3 American households reported challenges in paying utility bills in 2015. Keeping electricity bills affordable and providing information to consumers to reduce their energy expenses is the key goal for the Citizens Utility Board. As we work to represent the interests of…

Invite CUB to your Earth Month celebrations

Earth Day is April 22, 2019.  The celebration isn’t limited to one day.  Many workplaces and organizations host special events throughout the month of April.  We still have space on our event calendar, so invite CUB for an event this spring.  Here is how we can assist: Speaking Engagements including Workplace Lunch n’ Learn CUB…

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