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Created on Monday, 02 December 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Minnesota, solar power, solar panels, renewable energy, clean energy
December 2 -- On Oct. 3, Dennis Hamm activated the newly installed system of solar panels atop the pole shed on his rural Chatfield farm, joining a growing number of farmers who incorporate solar technology. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 21 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, renewable energy, clean energy, PTC, Minnesota
November 21 -- Minnesota environmental groups and wind energy advocates are urging Congress to renew federal tax credits for renewable energy projects that are set to expire at the end of the year. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 31 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Minnesota, E85, Biofuel, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
October 31 -- Minnesota’s agriculture commissioner on Wednesday endorsed E15 at a ceremony in Minneapolis for the state’s first gas station to offer the 15 percent ethanol blend. “This is another great ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, Xcel, North Dakota, Minnesota, PPAs, costs
August 14 -- Xcel Energy said Tuesday it will purchase another wind farm being developed in North Dakota, the fourth wind power project the Minneapolis-based utility has announced in the past month. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 02 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Minnesota, wind, renewable energy, PTC, clean energy, Minnesota Power
August 2 -- With the addition of another wind farm in North Dakota, the Duluth-based utility expects to meet its mandate 10 years early. Another Minnesota utility is investing in wind power to take ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Jobs, renewable energy, Minnesota, improving efficiency, solar panels
June 12 -- Looking for a job to help you save the planet? You live in the right state for it.  According to Environmental Entreprenuers, an environmental policy group that studies Green jobs, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 24 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Energy standard, solar, Minnesota
May 24 -- Minnesota’s investor-owned utilities will be required to get 1.5 percent of their power from solar energy by 2020 under legislation signed by Gov. Mark Dayton. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Minnesota, Twin Cities, Solar Power, Solar Panels, Power Cooperative, renewable energy, clean energy
January 15 -- For the first time in Minnesota, an electric power cooperative is offering its customers an alternative -- investing in a community-owned solar-power array, and getting credit for the output ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Minnesota, solar, clean energy, republicans, democrats, renewable energy
January 9 -- This could be the year major solar legislation sees the light of day in Minnesota.  A Democratic sweep in November has clean energy advocates optimistic about their causes following ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: fiscal cliff, Minnesota, wind farms, wind energy, PTC, renewable energy
January 8 -- Count us among those who are pleased that the deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff also included an extension of the wind production tax credit. >>View Article  [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, Minnesota, renewable energy, solar panels, clean energy
January 7 -- A new system built near Slayton, Minn., with more than 7,000 solar panels is part of the boom in solar installations in Minnesota and across the United States.  >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 19 March 2012 / Uncategorized posts
Tags: Minnesota
Mar. 19, 2012 -- "If you could get $3 back for every dollar you invested, would you throw the opportunity away? How about if the deal included added benefits like creating high-tech jobs, new start-up ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 01 April 2011 / News
Tags: University Minnesota-Morris
After [ACORE member] the University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) in 2005 became the first American public university to erect a large-scale onsite wind turbine, it was ready for more. >>More ... [ +++ ]