Safety is the main goal, but long-term pollution benefits could be seen as streets become safer for walking and biking
The energy use intensity of larger commercial buildings in Minneapolis declined by 5.5% between 2015 and 2018.
A developer is pursuing city financing to build an aquifer thermal energy system as an alternative to natural gas.
A public input meeting in North Minneapolis drew several electric car owners and clean air advocates.
The city’s gas utility says it is open to trying out an inclusive on-bill financing program if state regulators approve.