On July 1, Minnesota’s largest utility, Xcel Energy, filed its draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC). The Public Utilities Commission, which is ultimately responsible for approving the IRP, is accepting public comments until November 8, 2020.
The draft plan for how the MPCA intends to spend Volkswagen settlement funding in Phase 2 (2020-2023) is now available on their website. Over the next four years, the agency will invest $23.5 million in projects that will reduce harmful air pollution and move Minnesota towards a cleaner transportation future.
Minnesota legislators must act quickly and decisively during summer 2020 special legislative sessions. Read Fresh Energy’s four key recommendations for immediate action.
Your legislators need to hear from you about your expectations for a Special Session in these unprecedented times. To help you get started, we summarized the above recommendations for you to copy, paste, and edit.