Why Minnesota’s Community Solar Program Is The Best

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 19:05:03 +0000

Minnesota’s community solar program hit a record 613 megawatts of operational capacity in September 2019. The chart below shows the progress of projects through the program since August 2015, and the nearly two-year lag between the program launch in December 2014 and the successful ignition of multiple megawatts of capacity in January

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Three More Nuclear Plant Owners Will Demonstrate Hydrogen Production

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 23:55:08 +0000

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FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), Xcel Energy, and Arizona Public Service (APS) will demonstrate hydrogen production at three nuclear plants they own starting in 2020 and 2021. The projects, selected as part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy’s Advanced Reactor Development Project funding pathway, aim to improve long-term competitiveness of the nuclear sector […]

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Xcel Sets Closure of Minnesota Coal Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 15:27:19 +0000

Xcel Energy on May 20 announced it would close its two remaining coal plants in Minnesota over the next decade, and the utility said it also wants to operate its Monticello nuclear plant in the state until at least 2040. Xcel, which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and serves electricity and natural gas customers in […]

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Woman gives kidney to retired firefighter who saved her daughter 2 years ago

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 04:17:03 +0000

Woman gives kidney to firefighter who saved her daughter

A woman from Minnesota, United States donated her kidney to the firefighter who saved her daughter two years prior.

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States Take Lead with Plans for 100% Carbon-Free Energy

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:44:24 +0000

Minnesota and Wisconsin recently joined the list of states aiming for a 100% clean-energy future, while some Illinois lawmakers are pushing for not only carbon-free power, but also 100% renewable energy. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) was the latest to announce a set of policy proposals designed to lead his state’s electricity sector to 100% […]

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Energy-Efficiency Programs Benefit Us All

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Utility-sponsored energy-efficiency programs have always seemed like a contradiction to me. Obviously, power companies make money by selling electricity, so encouraging customers to install energy-efficient

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Storm whips up blizzards, dumps snow in Dakotas, Minnesota

Credit to Author: aulanday| Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:32:50 +0000

South Dakota Weather

MINNEAPOLIS — Post-holiday travelers were finding driving difficult as a winter storm dumped heavy snow and whipped up gusty winds across parts of the Dakotas and Minnesota on Thursday.

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