With the end of session looming, the Minnesota Legislature has begun to hear consensus business, including some much needed clean energy initiatives.
If passed, the ECO Act would be one of the most significant pieces of Minnesota energy legislation in years.
Two weeks into what’s shaping up to be a fast-paced legislative session, we’re striving to make sure that all clean energy policies at the Capitol have equity at their core.
The accelerating pace of climate change demands swift, bold action and we are rising to the challenge. To close the books on 2019, we’ve assembled this list of highlights. Together we made change happen!
Saint Paul’s Climate Action Plan identified that 62 percent of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions come from building energy usage. We’re excited to see that the city is making moves to address this by considering more closely tracking energy usage in large buildings. We see as a first step toward addressing some of these emissions and ultimately reducing energy consumption.
Fuel-switching describes the replacement of an end-use consumer technology with one that consumes a different fuel. And there are big opportunities on the horizon to support efficient fuel-switching to clean electricity.