Amid Lawmaker Concerns, Record Year Ahead for Minnesota Solar Incentive Program

The beleaguered Made in Minnesota solar panel incentive program — facing scrutiny from state lawmakers over its effectiveness — [...]

Minnesota Looks to Double Renewable Energy Standard to 50% by 2030

Bipartisan lawmakers in Minnesota want utilities in that state to procure 50% of power sold by 2030 from renewable [...]

Minnesota House Republicans Criticize Renewable Energy Initiatives

Republican lawmakers in the Minnesota House are considering killing a solar incentive and taking control of an energy fund [...]

The Minnesota Solar Experiment — Value of Solar: Part III

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of articles focusing on Minnesota’s solar market. Past articles can [...]

Political Divide Emerges Over Minnesota Energy Policy

House bill would let utilities decide which renewable energy sources are cheaper. State Rep. Pat Garofalo says he’s not [...]

Minnesota’s Great Leap Into Solar Begins

Solar PV may soon start catching up with wind development in the state. Minnesota, now blanketed in snow, is [...]

Correction: Emissions Reductions-Minnesota Story

PAUL, Minnesota — In a story Nov. 20 about greenhouse gas emissions, The Associated Press reported erroneously that state [...]

What Your City Can Do To Fight Climate Change

The Obama administration is pushing power plant regulations to reduce carbon emissions and most states have some sort of [...]

Xcel Energy’s Popular Solar Rebates Won’t Be as Generous

The popular Xcel Energy program to subsidize solar panels on Minnesota homes and businesses is slated for major changes next year [...]

New Law Spurs Community Solar Projects in MN

If you don’t have a sunny rooftop, solar energy developers offer an alternative — a share of a community [...]