renewable energy

MPCA Celebrates Ten Years of “GreenStep Cities” Program

DULUTH, Minn. – On Wednesday Duluth Mayor Emily Larson helped celebrate the 10th anniversary of a statewide program aimed at helping cities become more green. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is behind the effort called “GreenStep Cities.” It’s designed to make communities more energy efficient, healthy and environmentally conscious. In Duluth: solar panels, L-E-D lights and electric car charging stations…

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…