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We’re hiring: Paid full-time legal intern

Published January 18, 2022 CUB is pleased to announce that the Minnesota State Bar Association, Public Utilities Section will be providing a stipend to partially support a paid legal internship with CUB for the summer of 2022. Interested law students can apply for the position by responding to the job posting below. Please spread the…

CUB’s 2021 year in review: fighting shutoffs and expensive fossil fuels

Published January 10, 2022 New Year’s marks the conclusion of CUB’s 5th year (what!?). Looking back, I am proud of what CUB has accomplished and very optimistic about the impact that we’ll have for clean energy and affordability in 2022.   Here are some of the ways that CUB is making a difference. Protecting Minnesotans from…

Xcel electricity and gas rates increased on January 1, with final rate hikes pending

Published January 7, 2022 If you receive natural gas or electricity service from Xcel Energy, you’ll notice an interim rate increase on your next bill. Before the holidays, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved the increases, beginning January 1, but at substantially lower amounts than Xcel initially requested. An interim rate hike is a…

Using space heaters efficiently and safely

Published January 6, 2022 We’re officially in the thick of the heating season, and with that comes the temptation to stay warm at any cost. The urge to use space heaters is strong, especially on those days below zero, but they can come with a heavy cost. Here are some tips to manage usage and…