In the News

In the News

Understand your utility bill?

March 17, 2017 / Duluth Budgeteer Learn about your energy bill, how to save on energy costs and how to get renewable energy at sessions sponsored by Citizens Utility Board (CUB), Minnesota Citizens Federation Northeast and Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light. These sessions are provided in the face of Minnesota Power proposals to raise rates…

Dayton signs law allowing Xcel to build natural gas-fired plant in Becker

February 28, 2017 / Minneapolis Star Tribune By Mike Hughlett   Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill Tuesday allowing Xcel Energy to build a large natural gas-fired power plant in Sherburne County, without having to go the traditional route of gaining approval from Minnesota utilities regulators. Minneapolis-based Xcel, the state’s largest electricity provider, wants to…

Changes to Minnesota power plant bill ease some opponents’ concerns

February 16, 2017 / Midwest Energy News By Frank Jossi Two of the leading voices in the debate over legislation involving a proposed natural gas plant northwest of Minneapolis no longer actively oppose the bill. The Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota has dropped opposition to a bill to allow Xcel Energy to construct a $1 billion,…