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Proper Body Fuel To Get You Through The Day

If your energy drops off during the day, we have three tips from an expert to keep those energy levels up all day long.


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Feds, 5 States To Push For Great Lakes Wind Farms

The Obama administration and five states have reached an agreement to speed up approval of offshore wind farms in the Great Lakes, which have been delayed by cost concerns and public opposition.


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ND Residents Upset With Proposed Power Line

Some southeast North Dakota residents want state regulators to alter the route of a proposed power transmission line.


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Cutting Down On Winter Energy Costs

We could probably all use a little help cutting down on energy costs, considering the average Minnesotan will spend around $700 this winter heating their homes.



Consumer Advocate Reviewing Xcel Rate Hike Request

The Colorado Office of Consumer Counsel is closely studying Xcel Energy Inc.’s request for a $141.9 million electricity rate hike, which would raise the typical residential customer’s monthly bill by about 6 percent.


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Xcel Energy Could Give Refunds On Energy Bills

Don’t let Thursday’s cold temperatures make you worry about winter heating costs, you could soon be getting a rebate from Xcel Energy.


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‘U’ Energy Economist Develops Car Shopping Tool

A University of Minnesota energy economist has developed an online tool to help car-shoppers decide if an alternative vehicle is right for them.


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‘U’ Unveils Wind Turbine For Electricity, Research

The University of Minnesota unveiled a giant wind turbine on Tuesday at its U-More Park facility in Rosemount.



Tech Gadgets To Help You Save Money On Energy

Investing in a few high-tech gadgets can really help you cut down on your energy bills.


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Edison H.S. Gets Solar Panels To Reduce Power Costs

The power of the sun will soon play a larger role in education at a Twin Cities school.


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ND Regulators Reviewing $600M In Wind Projects

State regulators on Wednesday approved construction of a 105-megawatt wind turbine farm in west-central North Dakota, and began reviewing three other wind projects that developers want to build next year.


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Obama To Step Up Power Line Projects

The Obama administration wants to speed up permitting and construction of seven proposed electric transmission lines in 12 states, as it moves to create jobs and modernize the nation’s power grid.


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Duluth Port Hits 1 Million Tons Of Wind Turbines

The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has passed a milestone: more than 1 million tons of wind turbine components have shipped through the port.


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Bachmann: Environmentalists Blocking US Energy

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann claimed Saturday that the United States has more fuel resources than any other country, but blamed what she termed “radical environmentalists” for bottling up American energy policy.


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Electric Bills On The Rise? Check Your Cable Box

What uses the most electricity in your home? A recent study says cable TV boxes and DVRs (digital video recorders) may actually use more power than an efficient refrigerator.





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