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February 5, 2019
Rep. Jamie Long, DFL-Minneapolis, along with members of a coalition of climate activists told reporters on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, about a proposal to transition Minnesota to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Climate change activists carry clean energy push to Minnesota Capitol
February 5, 2019 - 5:36pm
December 18, 2018
Brendon Ruppell, a first-year wind energy technician major, looks down nearly 300 feet from the top of Lake Region State College's wind turbine. He has climbed the tower more than a dozen times.  Forum News Service file photo
Wind, solar power increasing in region
December 18, 2018 - 3:37pm
December 10, 2018
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Turbines from what was originally known as the Danielson wind farm tower over the Meeker County landscape near Grove City in this Tribune file photo. The Meeker County project went forward in 2011 at a time when a similar project in Renville County encountered roadblocks its backers could not overcome.
Norfolk Wind once sought to erect turbines near Bird Island
December 10, 2018 - 8:15pm
October 11, 2018
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Brightmark Energy of San Francisco, California, is working with the city of Benson in hopes of acquiring a portion of the former Fibrominn property with intentions of developing a refinery to produce biogas. Animal wastes and possibly other organic matter would be used to produce the biogas.
Benson working with renewable energy firm to purchase former Fibrominn facility
October 11, 2018 - 9:16pm
September 10, 2018
Tom Cherveny Tribune / Willmar erected two wind turbines in 2008 to produce electricity.
Free screening, discussion of renewable energy
September 10, 2018 - 7:05am
August 24, 2018
Shown is Invenergy's Woodville Solar Farm near Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada. Invenergy looks to built two solar farm in southwest Minnesota. (Photo courtesy Invenergy)
Company working on leases for huge solar farms in southwest Minnesota
August 24, 2018 - 7:34am
August 8, 2018
Minnesota experiencing clean energy job boom, but skilled workers are hard to find
August 8, 2018 - 8:58pm
June 12, 2018
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With help, Moorhead business aims to be 'the most sustainable little malt plant in the world'
June 12, 2018 - 10:26am
May 16, 2018
PUC approves Chippewa County wind farm
May 16, 2018 - 6:53am
March 30, 2018
Letter: A key issue for energy production
March 30, 2018 - 3:00am
January 2, 2018
Tom Cherveny/ Tribune
Workers are completing work on the Taurus Community Solar Garden project on the east side of Montevideo. It consists of three, co-located one megawatt solar plants. Its one of three solar garden projects undertaken in Chippewa County this past year by Geronimo Energy for the Excel Energy's Solar Rewards Community Program.
Chippewa County is solar industry's latest frontier
January 2, 2018 - 3:17pm
November 30, 2017
Officials: Missed opportunity for advanced biofuels
November 30, 2017 - 7:16pm
September 23, 2013
Letter: Support renewable energy
September 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 6, 2008
'Greener' future closer, thanks to a long-distance partnership
May 6, 2008 - 12:00am