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Report: Between two neighboring states, a huge disparity on energy-modernization policy
Minnesota is on a far better footing than Wisconsin, whose “heavy carbon footprint is a liability for our economic future,” one researcher said. “A clean energy economy will bolster prospects.”
Xcel Power exits upper Midwest coal-fired generation a decade earlier than scheduled
The Allen S. King plant in Minneapolis will close in 2028 and Sherco 3 plant near St. Cloud will shutter in 2030 as Xcel aims to go 50 percent renewables-reliant in 10 years.
Op-ed: Minnesota’s energy markets have changed
“I prefer not the torrid musings of a conservative think tank but real-life, market examples,” writes the author in response to a skeptical commentary by an old-school academic.