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Energy policy at center of Senate candidates' Farmfest debate

Much anticipated first face off between Franken and McFadden about to begin at FarmFest. pic.twitter.com/9Vbay9awTU — Douglas Belden (@dbeldenpipress) August 6, 2014 The energy needs of Minnesota...

August 06, 2014

Erosion from floods leads to shipping delays, exposed pipelines

Dozens of barges and their tugboats can’t get south of Winona, Minnesota, and officials are blaming last month’s record-setting rainfall. Unprecedented levels of sand have halted...

July 29, 2014

U of M's solar car finishes second in cross-country race

Great day for a solar car race finish at #UMN! @UMNSVP finished second! @UMNews @PrezKaler @ASC_SolarRacing pic.twitter.com/ibKZOJBFh4 — College of Sci & Eng (@UMNCSE) July 28, 2014 An...

July 29, 2014

Solar study: U of M students seek state's sunniest places

Seven graduate students at the University of Minnesota are looking to shine a light on the state’s sunniest spots. As part of a semester-long study ultimately aimed at boosting the state...

July 28, 2014

How Smart Is Alternative Energy?

Minnesota’s leading the charge in clean energy generation and usage. But it will take compromise and dedication to keep the edge, while the economic benefit remains only theoretical.

July 25, 2014

3 MN Cos. That Are Cleaning Up The Twin Cities

Two Bettys, Aaron’s Green Cleaning, and Happy Earth Cleaning Co. are cleaning up the Twin Cities, using environmentally conscious products, one house at a time.

July 25, 2014

St. Croix Cleaners Goes Green

Going without harsh chemical solvents and buying its own cleaning facility have been key to its success.

July 25, 2014

New batch of wind farm equipment brings Minnesota Power to milestone

A ship bearing parts for a wind farm expansion sailed into Duluth Monday – pushing a Minnesota utility past its state-mandated renewable energy milestone more than decade before the deadline...

July 14, 2014

Xcel Energy cost overruns: Could customers end up paying for it?

The significant cost overruns of an upgrade to Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear power plant were the fault of mismanagement, investigators say – but the company wants consumers to pay for it,...

July 09, 2014

Clean Energy Construction Firm Expands In Puerto Rico

Blattner Energy, which already has some solar projects in Puerto Rico, is establishing an official presence on the island and hopes to capitalize as Puerto Ricans adopt more renewable energy options.

July 08, 2014

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