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.
State regulators recently updated interconnection standards to streamline the process for most solar projects.
The co-op’s announcement comes in the wake of a failed legislative effort to raise Minnesota’s renewable standard.
A study will look at how the city could use utility bills to expand access to energy efficiency programs.