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Study: Minneapolis No. 1 city for green commercial space

Everything is greener when it comes to commercial space in Minneapolis. That’s at least according to a new study by the real estate firm GBRE Group Inc. and Maastrict University in the...

June 25, 2014

Seniors, state agencies say Xcel Energy rate hike request too high

Minnesota’s largest utility Xcel Energy has told the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission that it needs a rate hike of hike of $291 million — or 10.4 percent — over two years. KARE reports that...

June 24, 2014

Judge backs expansion of pipeline carrying Canadian oil through Minnesota

A judge who studied the proposed expansion of an oil pipeline that runs across northern Minnesota is advising state regulators to approve the project. Administrative law judge Eric Lipman released...

June 12, 2014

Dayton going to D.C. to push for money to finish SW Minnesota water line

Yes, the wheels of bureaucracy sometimes turn slowly – or even grind to a halt. But perhaps a well-placed shove can get them back in gear. That seems to be the hope behind Gov. Mark Dayton’s...

June 10, 2014

Commerce Dept. calls Xcel's proposed rate increase 'way too high'

The Minnesota Department of Commerce says Xcel Energy’s proposed rate increase is too large and should be scaled back by 60 percent. The Pioneer Press says the increase Xcel is seeking over a...

June 05, 2014

Xcel Energy headquarters

Xcel Files Lawsuit Over Proposed City-Owned Utility

Xcel claims that Boulder, Colorado’s city council has overstepped its authority in approving a municipal utility.

June 04, 2014

Coal Burning Plant

Fed Plan Orders MN To Cut Carbon Emissions 41 Percent

To reach that goal the Environmental Protection Agency is setting customized targets for each state.

June 02, 2014

Study: Minneapolis tops Midwest cities with most green commuters

It’s easy being green, at least when it comes to commuters in Minneapolis A new study released by Homeowners Insurance says Minneapolis is the top city in the Midwest when it comes to...

May 14, 2014

Supreme Court Revives Air Pollution Rule Affecting MN

Midwestern power companies had blocked a regulation that would reportedly cost them hundreds of millions of dollars a year—but the U.S. Supreme Court has now sided with regulators, reviving the rule.

April 29, 2014

DC Group

DC Group Powers Up

The company fuels the energy behind power supply systems and is on a steady growth trajectory.

April 22, 2014

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