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Do you support clean energy? Let your legislators know.

Here at CUB, we talk with people every week about the energy they use at home. From one corner of the state to the other, people’s goals are the same: cheaper and cleaner. We all want to save money and reduce our impact on the environment. Fortunately, clean energy is also the most cost-effective choice. Unfortunately,…

Air-source heat pumps, what are they? And how do I know if one is right for me?

Here at CUB, we work to provide consumers with reliable information on the latest energy-saving technology, so you can make informed decisions related to your energy use. This blog post will inform you on the basics of heat pump technology, direct you to reliable resources to learn more, and highlight some deep rebates available now…

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CUB advances bill to unleash energy data in the consumer interest

You’ve probably seen news coverage of many of the energy-related bills being discussed at the Minnesota legislature so far this year. I want to let you know about one important bill for energy consumers that hasn’t received as much attention. CUB is working with Representative Jamie Long and Senator David Senjem, lead authors on legislation…

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…

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