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Xcel Energy rolling out two new electric vehicle pilots

In the coming weeks, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is expected to release its Order approving two of several electric vehicle pilot programs from Xcel Energy.  As many of you know, electric vehicle (EV) adoption is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years.  These two pilots take on several challenges that have been identified…

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Position Announcement: Seeking Outreach and Communications Coordinator

CUB seeks a creative, strategic, and detail-oriented individual to support our consumer outreach programming, communications, and membership and contact management. The Outreach and Communications Coordinator will be in the field with CUB’s consumer outreach team, will create new opportunities through communications with supporters and via social media, and is responsible much of what happens behind-the-scenes…

Welcome Inonge Mubita, CUB’s new outreach intern

CUB is pleased to welcome Inonge Mubita to the team as our newest outreach intern. Inonge Mubita joined the Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota in June 2019 as an Outreach intern. Before working at CUB Inonge was part of the 2018 Capitol Pathways cohort where she met CUB’s Executive Director, Annie Levenson-Falk, and began to…

News Release: CUB Announces Regulatory Partnership for Consumer Advocacy in Xcel Energy’s 2019 Integrated Resource Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2019 Contact: Annie Levenson-Falk, annielf@cubminnesota.org, 612-568-5707 (cell)   Citizens Utility Board Announces Regulatory Partnership for Consumer Advocacy in Xcel Energy’s 2019 Integrated Resource Plan Team of legal and technical experts will develop lowest-cost, cleanest energy path for one million Xcel consumers in Minnesota   [SAINT PAUL] The Citizens Utility Board…

Financing Home Energy Improvements

There are a lot of demands on a homeowner’s budget: mortgage, insurance, property taxes, and maintenance.  Inevitably some improvements needed or desired are going to come up.  How can/should energy efficiency improvements fit into the budget? A smart investment in energy efficiency will save your household money in the long run and can also increase…

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