Strict environmental standards and cheap natural gas are forcing utilities and regulators to take a hard look at the economic viability of coal-fired power plants.
A new rebate offered by Minnesota Power, combined with federal incentives, drops the price of Minnesota-made residential solar electric systems to under $10,000.
People traveling on U.S. Highway 2 between Cass Lake and Grand Rapids may notice some unusual construction activity this week. Utility companies constructing the CapX2020 high power transmission line are using a helicopter and implosive devices on the project.
Inspectors for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission are at the Prairie Island Nuclear plant to observe Xcel Energy’s response to an alert.
The Minnesota Wind Energy Landscape Symposium aims to develop a set pf best practices for local wind development projects.
North Dakota has made good on its threat to sue Minnesota over the Next Generation Energy Act passed by the Legislature in 2007 and signed by then-Gov. Tim Pawlenty.