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Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs Campaign
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Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs Campaign

In 2007, our state took a big bipartisan step to cleaner energy and a stronger economy, proving that we can create thousands of jobs. But our work is not done. Now, we have an opportunity to take the next big step forward – transitioning to clean, renewable energy like wind and solar power, increasing energy efficiency, and making it easier to generate local power. We can’t afford to wait. We must promote clean, renewable energy, reduce […]

Minneapolis Clean Energy Partnership
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Minneapolis Clean Energy Partnership

On December 3, 2014, the White House and U.S. Department of Energy designated the City of Minneapolis as a Climate Action Champion. This competitive award was granted to Minneapolis most specifically because the city signed an Agreement to create a first-in-the-nation Clean Energy Partnership with its energy utilities, Xcel and CenterPoint on October 17th 2014. This City-Utility Partnership has the potential to transform energy management for Minneapolis energy consumers enough to meet very aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets in the […]

Retire Sherco Coal Plants 1 & 2
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Retire Sherco Coal Plants 1 & 2

In our efforts to reduce carbon in the atmosphere to a safe level of 350 ppm, MN350 is joining with partners to strengthen Xcel Energy’s resource plan by retiring the dirtiest coal plant in Minnesota, Sherco 1 and 2, and investing more in renewable energy and energy efficiency programs.

 Coal plant pollution accounts for a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions in the world. In a world with increasing extreme weather, energy producers and consumers […]