Fourteen utility companies have submitted reports on the costs of complying with the state's call for more renewable energy. Of those, eight say it has had no impact or has actually saved customers a little money. Six say it has raised costs for their customers. The state wants a quarter of all electricity to come from renewable sources by 2025.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities
They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.
MN rep. says he was 'assaulted' at activist group's public meeting
The Republican said a man grabbed his arms and yanked him from the room.
What were the 'bizarre things' seen in Minnesota's sky?
The mysterious streaks were not UFOs and they weren't pieces of an asteroid.
Mel Kiper Jr. has Vikings taking a cornerback in his first mock draft
Mike Zimmer may be gone, but the tradition lives on.
Free COVID testing site to open in St. Paul for 3 weeks
The federal testing site comes as demand for testing remains high.
MN TikToker accused of faking federal agent life pleads guilty
He told his 10,000 followers he was a Homeland Security agent — authorities say it was a lie.
Report: Vikings request second interview with 2 GM candidates
Ryan Poles of the Chiefs and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah of the Browns.
Hopkins takes on No. 1 team in the country on ESPNU Friday
The game will feature a pair of top recruits in the Class of 2022.
Educators in Minneapolis, St. Paul could strike amid contract negotiations
Teachers and support staff are demanding smaller class sizes, mental health support and better pay.
Xcel Energy significantly reduces proposed rate hike
The deal still needs approval by the state Public Utilities Commission. If approved, the average Xcel residential customer would see a 2.7 percent rate increase -- or an additional $2.30 a month.
SHELBY SHARES: Turkeys, avionics and renewable energy in Starbuck, Minn.
Randy Hagen is a farmboy. He raises turkey hatchlings for some of the biggest turkey producers around. He also likes flying. So, how is it possible that this guy from western Minnesota has come up with one of the most notable renewable energy products we've seen in a long time?
Great River Energy rate hike expected
Customers of Great River Energy will soon pay more for their electricity. The Associated Press reports that the company’s Board of Directors approved an average 4 percent increase for its 28 local power cooperatives. A typical residential customer can expect to pay an additional $2 to $3 a month.
North Dakota leaders renew push against Minnesota coal regulations
Gov. Dalrymple says if Minnesota energy regulators require utilities to pay more to burn coal it will hamper North Dakota's growing lignite industry, which already provides a large share of Minnesota's electric power. Regulators here imposed higher costs on coal-burners as part of a plan to require utilities to generate a quarter of their energy from renewable sources by 2024.
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