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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.
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.
The refrain that renewables put reliability at risk, because the sun isn’t always shining and the wind isn’t blowing, is outdated.
Clean Energy Economy Minnesota is connecting with rural and suburban lawmakers over economic impact.
Minnesota lawmakers may allow homeowners to finance energy improvements through their property taxes, but critics say the bill is flawed.
Governor Mark Dayton declares March 22, 2018 as Clean Energy Business Day. The proclamation corresponds with Clean Energy Business Day at the Capitol - an advocacy day for business owners, clean energy workers and advocates.
Minnesota is on the front lines of a clean energy transformation that is reshaping the U.S. energy landscape. Increased use of clean energy sources and strong and consistent investments in energy efficiency are saving Minnesotans money and creating tens of thousands of jobs.
Renewable energy is overtaking nuclear as Minnesota's second-largest source of electricity generation, while coal remains the largest source, according to a report released Thursday by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Clean energy takes a lot of work – and that’s good news for Minnesota’s job market.
The U.S. solar industry lost 9,800 jobs last year, the first decline ever recorded since 2010, according to The Solar Foundation's latest National Solar Jobs Census.