solar

Input requested: take the MN Solar Pathways survey

For the past year, CUB’s executive director, Annie Levenson-Falk, has served on the technical committee of the MN Solar Pathways project. This State of Minnesota initiative is evaluating strategies to achieve state’s goal of 10% solar energy by 2030, which will mean increasing the state’s solar generating capacity by as much as 24 times. Over…

CUB helps consumers get refunds for over-paid sales tax

Jim Bowler, a retiree from Coon Rapids, noticed something was off with his electric bills earlier this year. Now he’s getting a refund for months of overpaid taxes – and if you have solar or wind power at home, you could be due a refund, too. Jim has solar panels on his roof. Every month,…

Residential Solar Options in Minnesota

Solar power is heating up in Minnesota.  While many people think of Minnesota as a cold and snowy state, Minnesota ranks 16th in the nation for solar energy output.  Increased renewable energy developments are giving Minnesota consumers new efficient and cost-effective energy options. This blog seeks to help the average residential consumer navigate the world…