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Final 2019 legislative report: Little action on energy policy

As you have no doubt seen by now, a rushed end to the 2019 Minnesota legislature left a lot on the table. Energy policy was no exception. In the end, the legislature passed an extremely pared-down energy policy package. Gone were bills to increase clean energy, revamp utility conservation programs, promote electric vehicles, and much…

Sven and Ole bickering

What are fair utility rates for large and small customers? Let’s ask Sven and Ole.

Have you heard the old tale about how big businesses pay too much for their utilities, and subsidize residential and small businesses utility rates? Well ya, Ole’s heard that one, too.    Related posts: Keeping our eye on Integrated Resource Planning News Release: CUB Announces Regulatory Partnership for Consumer Advocacy in Xcel Energy’s 2019…

Getting Ready for Summer Weather

We think its finally safe to post some summer energy saving tips!   Year round we aim to stay comfortable while keeping our energy bills reasonable. For many households in Minnesota, electricity bills go up in the summer due to air conditioning. The tips below can help you find the right balance to save energy while…

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