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Chamber announces this year’s luncheon speaker

March 14, 2019 / Albert Lea Tribune Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce has announced the speaker for its annual agriculture lunch and Farm Family of the Year recognition. The event is scheduled for noon March 19 in the  Fairlane Building at the Freeborn County Fairgrounds. Following the presentation of the Farm Family of the Year…

PUC order keeps Minnesota ahead of the curve on performance-based rates

January 11, 2019 / Utility Dive By Peter Maloney Dive Brief: The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Tuesday issued an order that keeps the state in the forefront of the movement away from traditional cost-of-service rate making and toward performance-based rates. The PUC’s order, the culmination of a process that began in September 2017, establishes the…

Want to save on your utility bill? This Minn. nonprofit has some tips

November 14, 2018 / MPR News By Elizabeth Dunbar This week alone, the Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota will help utility customers in a variety of settings: at Target headquarters, at the Minnesota Farmers Union convention and at Bruce Vento Elementary School in St. Paul during parent-teacher conferences. “We really try to go where people…

University changes course on energy efficiency program

November 8, 2018 / Minnesota Daily By Emma Dill Following public criticism, the University of Minnesota will stay in the Conservation Improvement Program. Amid public criticism from environmental groups and the City of Minneapolis, the University of Minnesota will remain in a statewide energy efficiency program. On Wednesday, the University withdrew a petition that would…

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