In the shadow of an Xcel Energy nuclear power plant, the Minnesota reservation plans to make a big investment in solar, a microgrid, and energy efficiency.
Skeptics worry the plan will give polluters an inexpensive and imprecise option to meet future emission targets.
Red Wing’s five-year plan offers less daunting action items and more political accountability, its creators say.
A letter signed by representatives of 40 organizations says the state needs an accelerated timeline for phasing out carbon emissions.
The executive order adds Michigan to a growing list of states that have set deadlines for carbon neutrality.