Minnesota candidates haven’t pressed climate or clean energy despite rising temperatures and voter interest.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission last month required the utility to provide more information on its strategy to reduce electricity usage during busy times.
Red Wing’s five-year plan offers less daunting action items and more political accountability, its creators say.
St. Paul and St. Louis are most improved, with Minneapolis once again leading the region.
Xcel Energy is updating its grid congestion maps in Minnesota with new data and details for clean energy developers in response to an order from state regulators.