Critics say the city could get more economic and social justice benefits by focusing on locally generated projects.
A state loan package to purchase efficient equipment was a major factor in reopening the solar panel manufacturing plant in northern Minnesota.
The revamped “45Q” tax credit boosts the amount of money available to companies willing to capture and store carbon emissions in geologic formations or use CO2 to extract oil from existing wells.
One of the region’s leading states for clean energy is at risk of falling behind in one category as a familiar debate plays out over its residential energy code.
The state’s solar industry thinks the change could spur new development and maybe attract out-of-state companies.