It’s a big week for the future of solar in Minnesota. Will we get “solar for all” or will we get something less? In 2013, Minnesota passed two laws to take advantage of the rapidly declining costs of solar electricity: A solar energy standard, requiring that the state’s investor-owned utilities generate 1.5 percent of their electricity… Read more »
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As the cost of renewable energy sources like wind and solar continue to drop, it’s important to examine the policies that have helped shape our current energy landscape. History of net metering in MinnesotaIn 1983, Minnesota became the first state to enact a net metering law based on the retail rate of electricity. This law… Read more »
7.20.2012 // This one-day course uses a combination of lecture and classroom activities to teach the basics of solar electric systems.
Minnesotans joined together on Monday to highlight the broad public support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon pollution standard—a proposed standard to limit industrial carbon pollution from new power plants.
Today, a broad coalition of groups supporting clean air safeguards announced they have collected more than two million comments in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Carbon Pollution Standard, which limits industrial carbon pollution from new power plants.