Energy Matters

Energy Matters

2015 Vol. 29

The Minnesota Way: An Oral History of the 2007 Renewable Energy Standard and Next Generation Energy Act

2015 Vol. 28

Our economy and energy policy | INFOGRAPHIC: How to build a wind turbine | The Midwest: a leader in clean energy

2014 Vol. 27

An outdated business model | INFOGRAPHIC: Electric utilities 2.0 | Decoupling: A key tool for change

2013 Vol. 26

Making streets complete | INFOGRAPHIC: The benefits of Complete Streets | Creating a comprehensive Complete Streets policy

Powering Progress

Powering Progress

2015 No. 04 - April

Minnesota shows its leadership on two energy efficiency policies | The Minnesota Way: The Oral History of the 2007 Next Generation Energy Act | Wisconsin Public Service Commission approves Badger Coulee Transmission Line

2015 No. 03 - March

Progress on a bipartisan Clean Energy Jobs package | Public Utilities Commission ensures community solar program will continue

2015 No. 02 - February

Show me the money: why real data is so important for solar discussions | Your mother's (community solar) garden: It's on the way

2015 No. 01 - January

Wind Energy Production Tax brings $48 million to Minnesota | Judge trims Xcel’s rate increase request | Ecolab’s all-solar decision earns praise and recognition | Non-zero sum game

2014 No. 10 - October

Graphics show Minnesota’s growth in clean energy jobs | Minnesota’s clean energy economy is driving market development, jobs, wages, and innovation

2014 No. 09 - September

Minnesota takes big step toward counting the real costs of burning coal | Making room for more benefits of Minnesota wind power | Minnesota slams door (and insulates it) on drafty homes with new energy code

2014 No. 08 - August

Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission approves new community solar option for Xcel customers | Cities and counties reap millions from wind production

2014 No. 07 - July

State’s first Clean Energy Economy Summit and national recognition | Energy information crucial to measuring progress on energy goals | Historic win for solar in Iowa

2014 No. 06 - June

Environmental Protection Agency announces first carbon pollution limits on coal plants | Past meets present: Advertising for electric vehicles set for major resurgence | Proposal to save consumers money, reward energy efficiency

2014 No. 04 - April

Minnesota House of Representatives passes strong energy omnibus bill | Helping Homeowner Associations expand solar access, energy security | Minnesota’s historic opportunities for carbon reduction

2014 No. 03 - March

This session, let's make transportation funding a priority | Bipartisan bill for electric vehicles is a win-win

2014 No. 01 - January

Look for big decisions on energy in 2014 | Energy 101: What is the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission?