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This state just dethroned Illinois as the No. 1 clean energy powerhouse in the Midwest: ‘[We’ll] continue to lead the way’
July 11, 2023 Yahoo! News Erin Feiger A recent report by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University showed that Minnesota beat out Illinois as the most active state in the Midwest for both proposed and adopted policy changes for the decarbonization of the electricity sector. Read more. No related posts.
June 2, 2023 Minnesota Public Radio Kirsti Marohn Xcel Energy says it will ask state regulators to reconsider their decision to grant a far-smaller increase in electric rates than the utility requested. Read more. No related posts.
June 1, 2023 Star Tribune Mike Hughlett Xcel Energy said it will reconsider significant investments in Minnesota after state regulators on Thursday approved a three-year rate increase that was much less than what the the state’s largest utility wanted. Read more. No related posts.
May 31, 2023 Inside Climate News Aydali Campa Six months ago, John Delurey, the senior regional director at Vote Solar, would have said that Illinois “sits on the shoulders of some of the most robust and equitable climate legislation in the country and region.” But after this year’s legislative session, Minnesota is giving Illinois a…
January 27, 2023 MinnPost 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…