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Solar Tariffs – Five Things You Should Know

Solar Tariffs – Five Things You Should Know

When the news blew up about the new solar tariff I was bummed, and nervous. This doesn’t seem great for the solar industry, but how will it actually impact me and my neighbors?

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Saving Money, Helping People

Saving Money, Helping People

Energy efficiency is the cheapest energy. And, for those living on the margins, a little change can make a big difference.

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Solar Power Comes to Bloomington One House at a Time

Solar Power Comes to Bloomington One House at a Time

But what really interested me in going to the Holiday Party, in addition to getting a chance to meet folks in Bloomington interested in conservation issues, was the dedication of the chapter’s new solar power array located on the roof of the chapter house.

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Now’s your chance for solar

Now’s your chance for solar

At Conservation Minnesota, we value our partnerships. Whether it’s with a local organization or a large nonprofit, we all need to work together to protect Minnesota’s Great Outdoors.

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Taking charge of your energy future

Taking charge of your energy future

Through their hard work and dedication to the health of their community, just last month, the City Council has approved Environment and Sustainability Task Force operations for the next two years.

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Minnesota’s New Year’s Resolution: more renewable energy

Minnesota’s New Year’s Resolution: more renewable energy

The 2007 Next Generation Energy Act spring-boarded Minnesota’s clean energy and jobs economy. Let’s make the same economic success happen in 2018!

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We Can’t Achieve Conservation Without Conversation

We Can’t Achieve Conservation Without Conversation

It’s easy these days to get frustrated by the polarization and retreat. But, it’s opening up lines of communication that is making all the difference in Minnesota and beyond.

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Winter 2017 Newsletter: Xcel’s Clean Energy Vision

Winter 2017 Newsletter: Xcel’s Clean Energy Vision

In a recent Minnesota Public Utilities Commission meeting, Xcel Energy CEO Ben Fowke outlined a nation leading clean energy vision for his company

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Winter 2017 Newsletter: A Bipartisan Solution

Winter 2017 Newsletter: A Bipartisan Solution

In his talk, sponsored by Conservation Minnesota, Rich laid out his basic argument for why he believes the Green Movement in this country is stuck in neutral and what needs to be done to get it moving again

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Winter 2017 Newsletter: Leading through a pivotal time

Winter 2017 Newsletter: Leading through a pivotal time

Conservation Minnesota understands that we are at a pivotal moment. Since before I started working here 13 years ago, this organization has been committed to bringing Minnesotans together

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