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How the Inflation Reduction Act could change the future of one Native American reservation

June 24, 2024

Marketplace: Kai Ryssdal started his day on the reservation outside the Red Lake Nation Government Center. It was the first building at Red Lake to have rooftop solar — a project completed by Ralph Jacobson and Bob Blake in 2018. Since then, the two have continued working together towards Seki’s goal of energy independence by expanding solar energy at Red Lake.

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Permitting reform

May 20, 2024

Duluth News Tribune: The Minnesota Energy Infrastructure Permitting Act aims to speed up the permitting process of clean energy projects like transmission lines, power plants and energy storage systems by setting timelines for review and streamlining other processes.

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Renewable energy in rural MInnesota

May 10, 2024

TPT Almanac: Kaomi Lee visits a wind farm in Mower County to explore the green energy push in rural Minnesota.

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Statewide View: Minnesota cemented itself as a climate leader in 2023

May 8, 2024

Last year was a milestone year for clean energy in Minnesota. The state generated a staggering 54% of its electricity from zero-carbon sources, saw significant emissions reductions, and contributed to a massive jump in hydrogen electrolyzer shipments across the country.

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Zero-carbon sources generated more than half of Minnesota's electricity in 2023

May 3, 2024

Bring Me The News: More than half of Minnesota’s electricity was generated by zero-carbon sources in 2023, with renewables the biggest source. Clean Energy Economy Minnesota and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy revealed the findings – first reported by the Minnesota Reformer – in a report released this week.

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Minnesota Leads the Clean Energy Charge with a 54% Decrease in Carbon Emissions

May 2, 2024

Environment + Energy Leader: Minnesota continues to demonstrate its leadership in the clean energy transition, with the latest data from the 2024 Minnesota Energy Factsheet revealing impressive strides toward zero-carbon power generation. Released jointly by Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), the report showcases Minnesota’s commitment to sustainability, with zero-carbon sources accounting for 54% of the state’s electricity in 2023, significantly surpassing the national average of 41%.

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Report shows Minnesota is leading the way in clean energy transition

May 2, 2024

MPR: Renewable energy sources provided 33 percent of Minnesota’s electricity last year, which is 10 percent higher than the national average according to a new report. Amelia Cerling Hennes, managing director of public affairs for Clean Energy Economy MN, shared more about the state’s clean energy progress.

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Renewable energy use up in Minnesota

May 1, 2024

Finance & Commerce: Minnesota’s power industry has decreased its emissions by 10% over the last year, and renewable sources of energy have provided one third of Minnesota’s electricity generation, according to a new press release from Clean Energy Economy Minnesota and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy.

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Minnesota saw 54% zero-carbon power in 2023, hitting clean energy milestones

April 30, 2024

Renewable Energy World: A new report shows that zero-carbon power generated 54% of Minnesota’s electricity in 2023, marking the fourth consecutive year that zero-carbon power has made up the majority of Minnesota’s electricity (54%), compared to the national share of carbon-free power at 41%.

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From how Minnesota is addressing solar panel recycling, to guest blogs about recent technological innovations or interesting partnerships with tribal communities, we bring you the latest on all things energy efficiency and clean energy in Minnesota.

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Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) has three newsletters. We publish a monthly update with clean energy stories, news and events. We also have a legislative update during the Minnesota legislative session to keep you informed of clean energy news at the Capitol. Finally, we publish a quarterly regulatory newsletter to keep you up to date on how clean energy policy is being enacted across the state and country.

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