Coon Rapids police jokingly phased out their gas-powered cars this April Fools’ Day. But the Minneapolis suburb is among a group discussing how to electrify city fleets for real.
Xcel Energy says purchasing the Manako gas plant will help it transition to carbon-free power, but critics aren’t buying it.
Snow can temporarily slow solar panel output, but the impact tends to be small and short-lived, a developer says.
As gas tax revenue declines, proposals would raise or create new fees for hybrids and electric vehicles.
A western Minnesota wind-solar project is among the first of its kind in the country but won’t be the last.