Study: Minnesota Could See Huge Growth In Solar, Wind Power Without Costing TaxpayersA new report predicts that by 2050 solar and wind power can account for 70 percent of Minnesota’s energy needs, and do so at costs comparable to new natural gas generation.
Twin Cities Apartment Project Seeks To Be Solar PioneerA Twin Cities developer who recently completed one of Minnesota's largest residential solar energy projects hopes that it serves as a model for future multi-family developments.
Canadian Co. Reboots Iron Range Solar Panel FactoryA Canadian company is restarting production in a once shuttered northern Minnesota solar panel manufacturing plant.
Report: Minnesota's Clean Energy Economy Is BoomingLt. Gov. Tina Smith said in a statement that the report’s findings are "further proof" that renewable energy is good for the state’s economy, health and environment.
Solar Energy Is Big In Minnesota, So How Will The Eclipse Affect Our Power?Renewable energy sources, like wind and solar, now account for 22 percent of the power Minnesotans consume. It's a growing industry, but it's also a new industry that comes with some unusual questions.
Northeast Minneapolis Brewery Going Solar With BeerInsight Brewing in northeast Minneapolis will be Minnesota's first brewery to offset 120 percent of its energy usage with solar power.
Xcel, Other US Utilities Seek Solar As Trump Sides With Coal, Fossil FuelsThe plunging cost of solar power is leading U.S. electric companies to capture more of the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels.
St. John's Expands Solar FootprintLarge solar farms were relatively rare in Minnesota when the first solar panels were erected in a field near St. John's University in 2009, but much has changed in seven years.
Construction Completed On The Largest Solar Grid In The MidwestMinnesota is now home to the largest solar energy facility in the Midwest.
Incentive Program Helps Minn. Homeowners Go GreenWe have all heard about the benefits of solar energy, but the cost can make that transition difficult. Solar panel installation on a home in Minnesota averages between $20,000 and $40,000.
MSP Airport Throws Switch On Giant Solar FarmSunny skies at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are not just good for takeoffs and landings -- it will now mean producing electricity for the sprawling complex. A giant solar grid, comprised of 8,705 individual collector panels, is now turning sunshine into three million watts of power.
Metro Transit Installs Solar Panels On Bus GaragesA lot of people try to be more energy efficient by using mass transit. Now, mass transit is turning to solar power to match that commitment.
ND Regulators To Review Xcel Energy's Solar ProjectsA Minneapolis-based power company is again asking North Dakota regulators to endorse plans for some solar projects in Minnesota.
Cologne Becomes Minnesota's 1st Solar-Powered TownA Minnesota town has become the first in the state to source 100 percent of its electricity with power from the sun. Cologne has a population of 1,500 people in Carver County. The city council voted to subscribe to a community solar garden .
$250M Solar Power Project Gets OK From Minnesota RegulatorsA $250 million solar power project that's expected to become the largest of its kind in Minnesota received approval Thursday from state regulators.