In the shadow of an Xcel Energy nuclear power plant, the Minnesota reservation plans to make a big investment in solar, a microgrid, and energy efficiency.
A letter signed by representatives of 40 organizations says the state needs an accelerated timeline for phasing out carbon emissions.
The executive order adds Michigan to a growing list of states that have set deadlines for carbon neutrality.
One participant, the University of Minnesota at Morris, already uses 100% renewable electricity, but is now looking for options to eliminate its natural gas heating systems.
Gov. Charlie Baker supports a goal of net-zero by 2050, but a growing list of stakeholders say that’s not good enough.