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.
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.
One participant, the University of Minnesota at Morris, already uses 100% renewable electricity, but is now looking for options to eliminate its natural gas heating systems.
Michael Sorkin died this spring, but partners on Chicago’s South Side are determined to make his net-zero plans a reality.