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Renewable projects key to achieving energy demands, goals

January 25, 2023

We must reshape the regulatory environment to protect property owners and prioritize citizen involvement, while ensuring a thorough yet efficient permitting process to build a clean economy that will power our homes, businesses, vehicles and lives. And that, Minnesotans, is worth supporting.

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MN Puts Proposed "100% Carbon-Free" Goal on Fast Track

January 20, 2023

Minnesota has surpassed the goals it set more than a decade ago for renewable-energy standards. But as the climate crisis grows larger, there’s a push to adopt new goals supporters say will benefit the state in multiple ways.

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Opportunities to achieve historic clean energy progress abound in 2023 Legislative Session

December 20, 2022

As Minnesotans, we likely won’t tell anyone, but we know we are the best in the Midwest, if not the country. We are home to the most Fortune 500 businesses per capita and are among the best states for economic opportunity. But we’re also home to the second fastest warming state in the nation. It is imperative that policymakers on both sides of the aisle work together to take action this legislative session to implement this ambitious slate of policies. These are critical building blocks to ensure Minnesota leads the way to seizing the enormous economic and jobs potential offered…

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Will 2023 Be MN's Big Year for Clean-Energy Policy?

December 15, 2022

Despite gains in certain areas, Minnesota is still behind its current goals to reduce carbon emissions. But those in the clean-energy sector see big opportunities in 2023.

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As Session Nears, MN Faces Renewed Pressure Over Public-Works Funds

December 7, 2022

Minnesota is poised to receive more than $7 billion from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to add infrastructure, such as EV charging stations. Many projects require matching funds from the state to take full advantage of the federal grants.

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Sen. Tina Smith discusses Inflation Reduction Act in Fridley

November 22, 2022

Sen. Tina Smith made her way up to Fridley on Monday, Nov. 11, to hold a roundtable discussion at Cummins’s electrolyzer production plant in Fridley. She met with local clean energy industry leaders about the job and business impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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White Earth Tribal College becomes a bright spot for solar-energy job training.

October 25, 2022

As alternative-energy jobs expand across Minnesota, a new program offered at a northwestern Minnesota reservation college is connecting Native and other workers to good-paying work.

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Red Lake, White Earth solar energy projects mean new employment opportunities

October 24, 2022

Early investments in workforce development in Minnesota’s tribal communities are paying off in employment — and acceleration of solar energy.

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Clean energy jobs grew 5% in 2021, new report shows

October 13, 2022

A new report reveals that clean energy businesses in Minnesota added more than 2,600 workers in 2021 and now employ 57,931 people across the state.

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