A Rundown of Ballot Results With Clean Energy Implications

Nevadans again approved Question 6, a renewable portfolio standard, but Democrats didn’t succeed in flipping key state legislatures. In [...]

Minnesota: Community Solar Maintains Growth Despite Challenges

Even facing pandemic slowdowns and legislative opposition, the state far outpaces its closest competitor in operating capacity.  Minnesota’s community [...]

Minnesota Lawmakers Poised to Pass Updated Energy Conservation Law

The Energy Conservation and Optimization Act has support from utilities, businesses, unions and environmental groups. A bipartisan bill in [...]

Minnesota Solar Industry Increases Pressure for Legislation

An industry group had already been pushing for an extension of a popular solar incentive program set to end [...]

Minnesota Senate Passes Legislation That Could Diminish PUC Oversight

Legislation that critics say would diminish state regulators’ oversight of electricity co-ops was approved by the Senate Thursday. The [...]

Minnesota Legislature Considers ‘Clean Energy First’ Policy

New proposed policy will make it harder for companies to add new fossil fuel energy sources. The centerpiece of [...]

Moving Ahead on Minnesota Clean Energy Legislation

The Minnesota legislature is considering important new legislation to move forward on clean energy and build on the progress [...]

Renewable Energy in Minnesota Receives a Battery Boost with Connexus Project

Connexus project marks a new step in Minnesota for renewable energy. Renewable energy in Minnesota is about to take [...]

Critics say Bill to Authorize PACE in Minnesota Contains a Fatal Flaw

Minnesota lawmakers may allow homeowners to finance energy improvements through their property taxes, but critics say the bill is [...]

Minnesota Cities Learn from Buying Community Solar Together

The nation’s first ever attempt to have municipal governments collectively buy power from community solar gardens was a modest success, [...]