The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy’s proposal for the Sherco Solar Project, giving the green light on the largest solar project in the upper Midwest.
Over the past several years, Minnesota Power has done commendable work to reduce its carbon emissions, and our analysis shows that it can go even further and faster.
Today, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) approved $10.3 billion of investments in new long-range transmission projects across the upper Midwest.
MISO board approves $10.3 billion transmission portfolio enabling massive carbon reduction.
Dig into this data snapshot to see how renewable energy helped keep the lights on and air conditioning running on June’s hottest days.
While a significant national setback for climate, this decision does not affect Minnesota’s ability to achieve its carbon goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and retire coal plants.