Xcel Energy Proposes $3 Bn in Energy Investments in Minnesota

Minneapolis based Utility Xcel Energy has announced its proposal for one of the largest packages of energy investments in Minnesota Xcel Energy, a utility holding company serving more than 3.3 million electric customers, has announced its proposal for the one of the largest packages of energy investments in Minnesota’s history, as part of its response […]

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Bright Canyon Energy Acquires Ownership Interests in 2 Wind Farms

Tenaska and Bright Canyon Energy announced that Bright Canyon has acquired ownership interests in two Tenaska-developed wind projects worth 492 MW. Independent energy company Tenaska and Bright Canyon Energy announced that Bright Canyon has acquired ownership interests in two Tenaska-developed wind projects. The transaction, which closed December 20, 2019, includes the purchase of indirect minority interests in both Tenaska Clear […]

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CleanChoice Energy Announces 20.51 MW Community Solar Project

CleanChoice Energy, one of the largest community solar providers in Minnesota with more than 85 MW of solar capacity, has announced that is opening 20.51 MW of community solar capacity available for residential customers in Minnesota. The new capacity is being supplied by fifteen solar farms owned and operated by Altus Power America in Blue Earth, Dakota, Douglas, Goodhue, McLeod, […]

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SunShare Commissions 8.2 MW Community Solar Project in Minnesota

The two community projects in Saint Michael and Zumbro Falls, Minnesota, consisting of six total community solar gardens, which will serve approximately 1,200 households SunShare, a community solar expert, has announced that its SaintSun and ZumbroSun community solar projects have been commissioned and are now operational. Owned and operated by SunShare, the SaintSun (6.9 MWdc) […]

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Minnesota Sets Sight For 100% Carbon-Free Electricity by 2050

Governor Tim Walz has set an ambitious goal for Minnesota to get 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050, though his plan was short on specifics of how to meet that target. Walz said his clean energy proposals would put Minnesota at the forefront of addressing climate change while ensuring “reliable, affordable and sustainable […]

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Google Seeks Tax Exemption For Planned $600 Mn Wind-Powered Data Centre

Google has asked Sherburne County and the city of Becker for property tax breaks that would save the company up to $15 million. Google’s plan to build a $ 600 million wind-powered data center in central Minnesota could hinge on the tech giant’s request for officials to waive 20 years’ worth of future taxes. Google has asked Sherburne County […]

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Conti Solar Advances its National EPC Solar Services

Presently, the company has over 84 MW of solar projects in various stages of construction in California, Minnesota, Illinois, and Utah. Solar EPC company Conti Solar is currently expanding its regional staff to support its growing operations in west of the Mississippi. Presently, the company has over 84 MW of solar projects in various stages of construction in California, Minnesota, Illinois, […]

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Nautilus Solar Energy Inaugurates 13.3 MW Community Solar Projects in Minnesota

As part of Xcel Energy’s solar rewards community program, these solar projects are 100 percent subscribed by a diverse set of regional customers including 5 municipalities, 2 leading research/ medical facilities and a local university. New Jersey-based Nautilus Solar Energy has inaugurated the portfolio of 13.3 MW of community solar projects in Minnesota. As part of […]

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ReneSola and Nautilus Solar Acquires 13.3MW Community Solar Portfolio in Minnesota

Now that Nautilus has finalized the transaction with ReneSola, the projects will be owned by an affiliate of Virgo Investment Group, which is also a minority shareholder of Nautilus Solar Energy. ReneSola and Nautilus Solar Energy has jointly announced Nautilus’s acquisition of an approximately 13.3 MW community solar portfolio previously developed by ReneSola. The community […]

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