More Renewable and Clean Energy Is Coming to the Northland

Updates will be done by mid 2020's, and company expects 50% of energy to come from renewable energy

DULUTH, Minn.- Minnesota Power and parent company Allete have announced more investments in clean energy. The organization recently sold a water company it had in the Twin Cities area for nearly three hundred million dollars with some of those funds will allow them to invest in more solar and wind energy.

Julie Pierce, Vice President for Strategy and Planning at Minnesota Power says that “we have an opportunity to modernize that transmission line to make it able to produce more energy and bring more clean energy to the Northland”.

When these updates are complete in the mid 2020’s, the company expects to have fifty percent of it’s power come from renewable energy.

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