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Citizens Group Releases Poll Results About Potential Natural Gas Plant

February 21, 2018 / WDIO online (Duluth) By Baihly Warfield Several citizens’ groups say that a majority of Minnesota Power customers oppose building a new natural gas plant in Superior. They said they conducted a phone poll of 552 Minnesota Power customers. Of those, 77 percent told them they were “not inclined to support the…

Minnesota Power Rate Increase Approaching

February 21, 2018 / Fox21 online (Duluth) By Andrew Kirov DULUTH, Minn. – A new natural gas power plant is coming to Superior. According to a statewide group, most Minnesota Power customers oppose the new plant because of its cost. But Minnesota Power officials tell us their proposed rate increase is not because of the…

Dairyland’s proposed NG plant gets pushback from Minnesota

February 21, 2018 / La Crosse Tribune By Chris Hubbuch Minnesota consumer and environmental groups are pushing back against Dairyland Power’s proposal to build a $700 million natural gas power plant in Superior. The Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota, which represents utility customers, released survey results Wednesday that said more than three quarters of Minnesota…

Minnesota Power Customers See Increase On Electricity Bill

February 20, 2018 / Fox 21 (Duluth) By Haydee Clotter DULUTH, Minn. – If you’re a customer of Minnesota Power your electricity bill might be going up a bit. The Citizens Utility Board held a public hearing in Duluth to share the reasons behind the increase. Right now customers are seeing a five percent interim rate increase….

Meetings Tuesday on Minnesota Power rate hike, gas power plant

February 19, 2018 / Duluth News Tribune By News Tribune Three nonprofit groups are offering two free sessions Tuesday in Duluth to help consumers understand Minnesota Power’s new electric rates and the utility’s proposal to build a new gas power plant in Superior. The informational sessions are set for 1-2:30 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m. at…