Published September 11, 2023 Cooler temperatures flowing into Minnesota will probably be a major relief for your energy bill after the fourth hottest summer in Minnesota history. There’s hope in site: on average, Minnesotan fall brings with it some of the most temperate temperatures and clear skies we experience throughout the year. As you start the switch…
January 2023 Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) Chris Meyer “The nonprofit Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Project FINE held free energy bill clinics and a presentation about home energy use in the cities of St. Charles and Winona. Fifteen families participated in the bill clinics and 27 residents attended the presentation.” Read more.
Published August 30, 2023 About the Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota The Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota (CUB) is a nonprofit advocate for our state’s utility consumers. We advocate for affordable utility service, consumer protections, and clean energy. CUB aims to be a voice for Minnesotans at the state Public Utilities Commission and the legislature….
August 30, 2023 Star Tribune Brian Edstrom and Annie Levenson-Falk Recent action from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission was properly focused on ratepayers, not the stock price. Read more.
August 3, 2023 Clean Energy Resources Teams (CERTs) Emily Haeg Nguyen “We’re really big believers in word of mouth,” she says. “There’s a lot of value in learning information from someone you feel connected with. It’s going to mean more, and you may even pay a little bit more attention.” Read more.
August 8, 2023 Star Tribune Mike Hughlett Xcel Energy claims Minnesota utility regulators erred legally and showed “unreasonableness” when they recently granted the company a considerably smaller electricity rate increase than it requested. Read more.
August 1, 2023 MinnPost Annie-Levenson Falk Any Minnesotan opening a natural gas bill already knows this: the cost of gas delivered to our homes and businesses continues to rise year over year, and many ratepayers are feeling the pain. Read more.
July 27, 2023 Star Tribune Mike Hughlett Minnesota’s three large gas utilities are on track to spend more than $19 billion on capital investments by 2040, increasing their residential customers’ base costs by two to three times, according to a report by a ratepayer watchdog group. Read more.
July 27, 2023 Minnesota Reformer Madison McVan Natural gas delivery fees have increased significantly since 2010, and researchers expect the fees to increase even more over the next several years while private utility companies reap the profits. Read more.
July 27, 2023 WJON Jeff McMahon A Minnesota advocacy group is sounding the alarm about recent investments into natural gas. Read more.