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May 20, 2019
Bloomberg photo by Brent Lewin
Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
May 20, 2019 - 1:42pm
A row of pumpjacks is seen at a Diamondback Energy Inc. oil rig in Midland, Texas, on Friday, April 17. Callaghan O'Hare / Bloomberg
From pawn to king: How the Permian changed oil's Game of Thrones
May 20, 2019 - 9:00am
May 4, 2019
Solar panels (John M. Steiner / Forum News Service file photo)
New guide helps farmers with solar, wind energy installations
May 4, 2019 - 2:34pm
April 17, 2019
Willmar Municipal Utilities recognized for reliable service
April 17, 2019 - 8:31am
March 30, 2019
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
March 30, 2019 - 3:12pm
March 12, 2019
A row of wind turbines towers over the landscape near Edgeley, N.D. in this file photo. Darren Gibbins / Forum News Service
100 percent clean energy plan deemed 'first-order threat,' visionary in first hearing
March 12, 2019 - 1:48pm
January 30, 2019
Xcel asks customers to lower thermostat to conserve natural gas
January 30, 2019 - 3:53pm
December 6, 2018
A towboat pushing barges full of corn up the Mississippi River past the coal-fired Sioux Power Plant in West Alton, Mo.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson.
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
December 6, 2018 - 3:42pm
Soybeans are loaded into a grain cart during harvest in Wyanet, Ill., on Sept. 18, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
December 6, 2018 - 1:15pm
November 28, 2018
Knowing how to wield your home's thermostat is one of the best ways to clamp down on the costs of heating, which the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts will slightly increase this winter because of colder weather.  Ecobee
How mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle this winter
November 28, 2018 - 7:09pm
September 26, 2018
Department of Commerce wants Line 3 approval reconsidered
September 26, 2018 - 8:04pm
An oil pumpjack operates in Azerbaijan.  Bloomberg photo by Taylor Weidman.
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
September 26, 2018 - 10:54am
September 24, 2018
An oil well pumps at sunrise in western North Dakota's Bakken Formation. Forum News Service file photo.
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
September 24, 2018 - 7:23pm
August 26, 2018
Pipe dreams: With a new corridor secured, Enbridge has options for future projects
August 26, 2018 - 6:17am
August 25, 2018
Jackson Forderer / for MPR News file photo

Cattle on a farm in rural Redwood Falls.
Manure to fuel: CenterPoint wants to sell you 'renewable' natural gas
August 25, 2018 - 6:32am