A guide to the Minnesota DFL’s 100% carbon-free standard

January 27, 2023


Walker Orenstein

The DFL bill that would steer utilities toward a carbon-free electric grid is simple in concept: All electric utilities in the state would be asked to use 100% emissions-free energy by 2040.

But the proposal — which Democrats have advanced through the Legislature at lightspeed in January — is really a complex regulatory scheme with exceptions, carve outs, off ramps and enough details to fill more than two dozen pages of dense legislation.

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