The Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency’s push for clean energy mirrors a broader trend for the state’s utilities.
Minnesota lawmakers failed to pass a major energy efficiency bill in the final hours of session despite bipartisan support.
The Energy Conservation and Optimization Act has support from utilities, businesses, unions and environmental groups.
The Home Energy Squad is using surveys, photos and live video to help homeowners identify efficiency improvements.
A recent report analyzed links between emissions, poverty and housing stock in dozens of cities, including Minneapolis.