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12/17/2014
Despite a rainy, fog-filled start to the week, the students in the Solar PV Installer course at Riverland Community College are counting on the sunshine as they piece together a new solar electric vehicle charging station in Austin. The students placed the charging station in the downtown in the...
12/16/2014
Bison farmer and cheesemaker Ed Eichten was rifling through his office, a cluttered monument to adventure. He was surrounded by deer antlers, statues of bison, an old bison skull and even a mounted zebra skin. Finally, he pulled out a couple of binders stuffed with paper and retrieved an aerial...
12/12/2014
Expectations are high today as Minnesota’s largest utility begins accepting applications for community solar projects at 9 a.m. today. It’s anyone guess show many solar garden developers will submit on the first day of business for Xcel Energy‘s Solar Rewards Community program. Some developers...
12/11/2014
In August 2013, Minneapolis (MN) was in the news for considering a take-over of its energy utilities. Today, they’re back in the news for supporting a first-in-the-nation clean energy partnership with those same utilities and a pioneering effort to bring more local input into the city’s energy...
12/10/2014
As concerns regarding climate change encourage the use of alternative energy sources, policymakers, businesses and nonprofits will look to industry leaders for ways to become more energy-efficient. The University of Minnesota hopes to be considered one of those leaders with its new Energy...
12/02/2014
Planning on a new TV or laptop for Christmas? Maybe a tablet or a BluRay player? Need new, energy-efficient Christmas lights? Then you’ll be wanting — needing, in fact — to get rid of the old ones. Through the end of the year, Recycling Association of Minnesota, along with Clean Energy...
12/01/2014
The owners of Los Hornos del Rey bakery in Minneapolis are studying bids for new lighting and occupancy sensors that will cost less than $100 after the rebates and produce $143 in annual energy savings. The 1,000-square-foot bakery, at 1703 E. Lake St., is co-owned by Cecilia Pelaez and her...
11/17/2014
At a recent solar conference in suburban Minneapolis, a jam-packed ballroom of more than 100 people gathered for standing room-only presentations on community solar gardens. Perhaps no other renewable energy opportunity has gathered so much excitement so quickly, in part because no other state...
11/15/2014
Esri, the world leader in mapping technology, today announced the winners of the Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge 2014. The announcement was made during the Opening Session of the 2014 Esri User Conference in San Diego. Developers were tasked to create mobile apps that enabled communities to...
11/14/2014
It’s time to consider solar power again. Better technology and lower prices are making solar power in 2014 achievable and more affordable than in the past. Two types of solar power are available – thermal collectors heat air and water; photovoltaic (photo – light and voltaic – electrical...

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