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Xcel Ranked Fourth For Renewable Energy Nationwide

The electric provider was only outranked by California-based utilities.

June 28, 2016

Minnesota's law limiting coal power goes too far, another court says

Supporters of a law Minnesota passed in 2007 say it encourages utility companies to switch to cleaner energy instead of burning coal. But for the second time a court has said a key part of that law...

June 15, 2016

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Minneapolis Inks Electricity Deal With Solar Garden Operators

The city estimates it will save $28,000 this year on electricity through the agreement.

May 12, 2016

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Minnesota On Track To Be A Top Solar State In 2016

The state is seeing one of largest solar expansions in the country.

April 22, 2016

MN Power's proposal to help mines by charging residents more is rejected

An attempt by a Duluth utility company to increase electricity rates for residential and business customers – which in turn would go to subsidize the area’s struggling mining and paper...

March 24, 2016

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Study: Minnesota’s Clean Energy Sector To Create 2,300 Jobs By Next Year

A recent report said the state’s clean energy workforce is expected to grow by 4.4 percent over the next 12 months.

March 22, 2016

A fifth of Minnesota's electricity came from renewables in 2015

More than a fifth of the electricity generated in Minnesota last year came from renewable sources – three times the amount being generated a decade ago. The Minnesota Department of Commerce said 21...

March 03, 2016

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Ecolab Profit Sinks 38 Percent In Q4

The company was hit by currency fluctuations and costs involved with moving its Venezuelan operations.

February 23, 2016

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Minnesota Power Customers To Receive $8M Refund

A failure to deliver coal on schedule resulted in customers paying the price for outsourced electricity.

February 18, 2016

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Solar Jobs Surge: Minnesota Workforce More Than Doubles In Two Years

A recent jobs census found the state created more than 1,100 new jobs from 2013 to 2015, with another 410 openings expected this year.

February 11, 2016

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