Greener, more-powerful co-generatio plant at the U of M is proxy for more-efficiency, job-producing economy
August 11, 2018
The born-again, century-old “Old Main Heating Plant” on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota is a proxy for a greener Minnesota’s economy.
August 10, 2018
The Republican tax bill handed windfalls to virtually every major corporation in the country—while trying to slash investment credits for renewables, only to be thwarted by members of his own party.
The clean energy industry continues to strengthen in Minnesota, now accounting for 2 percent of total jobs in the state. As of the end of 2017, there were 59,079 clean energy industry workers in Minnesota, a 2.6 percent rise on the year before.
The world invested almost $280 billion last year on renewable energy projects. A new study says the Midwest can generate 100 percent carbon-free energy by 2050, with today's technology. And a survey has nailed down the best language to use when talking about climate change.
Six years ago, IPS Solar in Roseville had just four employees. Today, it has more than 40 and expects to keep growing.
August 8, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton spoke out Wednesday about the impact of clean energy on the state’s economy.
White Bear Lake-based Trane is doing a lot more work these days making buildings more efficient. And Roseville-based IPS Solar has grown from a staff of four to more than 40 in the last six years.
May 24, 2018
Renewable sources of energy — solar, wind, and hydro — now place second in Minnesota's energy portfolio. A quarter of electricity generated in Minnesota in 2017 came from renewables, and Minnesota's clean energy boom has become a driver of innovation, investment, and jobs.
May 16, 2018
With new tariffs announced by the Trump administration and an energy market in constant flux, the solar economy faces a degree of uncertainty. But in Minnesota the sector is stronger than in most states.
May 14, 2018
The refrain that renewables put reliability at risk, because the sun isn’t always shining and the wind isn’t blowing, is outdated.
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