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Large Solar Project To Be Built At Camp Ripley

The Guard and Duluth-based Minnesota Power on Wednesday announced a $25 million plan to build a 10-megawatt solar array spanning 100 acres at Camp Ripley, the largest military base in Minnesota.

7 hours ago

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This Minn. Farm Is Bringing Solar Power To Its Community

A Minnesota farm is helping people power their homes and businesses with solar energy without having to put panels on their roof. Eichten’s Cheese Farm in Chisago County is about to become one of Minnesota’s biggest community solar gardens.

08/07/2014

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Colo. Holds Hearing On Xcel’s Solar Panel Proposal

Colorado’s Public Utilities Commission will be hearing from the public on Xcel Energy’s plans for ensuring solar and other renewable sources remain part of the state’s power mix. A key issue at Monday’s public comment session is expected to be an Xcel proposal for what it calls more transparency.

02/03/2014

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Officials Say More Solar Energy Means More Jobs In Minnesota

Officials said Wednesday using more solar energy would mean more jobs in Minnesota. A new bill introduced at the State Capitol Wednesday would dramatically ramp up Minnesota’s investment in solar energy.

02/20/2013

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Solar Is Big Business At The Living Green Expo

The latest in eco-friendly technology will be on display at The Living Green Expo, which opens this weekend on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

05/04/2012

Making Solar Power Work For Your Home In Minnesota

Solar solutions can supply your electricity needs but they are not for everyone. Find the options that work.

05/02/2012

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Study: MN Could Be Powered By Just Wind & Sun

Imagine a day when Minnesota is powered completely by solar and wind energy. At least one group thinks it could happen.

03/13/2012

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James Bond Parody Wins Solar Energy Film Contest

An environmental group that organized a short film contest to promote solar energy got more than it bargained for.

09/21/2011

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