clean energy

Senator Tina Smith hopes Minnesota will lead in renewable energy

"As we think about what direction we're going with renewable fuels and clean energy, we can either lead or we can follow."

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Senator Tina Smith is discussing plans to get Minnesota ahead in helping the nation lead through clean energy. Her plans involve getting the state to lead in a clean energy transition using renewable energy. Smith says the transition will help with the creation of jobs as well as helping keep utility prices stable, while also creating further…

Energy Secretary discusses Biden’s American Jobs Plan to build the nation’s infrastructure

"This jobs plan is the biggest investment in America."

WASHINGTON (KVRR) — President Biden’s proposed American Jobs plan is aiming to help build up the nation’s infrastructure. Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm says President Biden’s proposal of the American Jobs plan comes after the nation coming in short to competing nations. “China has had it as part of their strategic vision to corner the market on areas of manufacturing….

Sen. Tina Smith Introduces Bill to Create a Clean Energy Standard

Sen. Tina Smith and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan want to establish a federal Clean Energy Standard

WASHINGTON–A Minnesota Senator has teamed up with a Congressman from New Mexico on a bill to achieve net–zero emissions in the electric sector. Sen. Tina Smith and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan want to establish a federal Clean Energy Standard. They say it would put the nation on course by mid-century to fight climate change. The Democrats say the science is…

Carbon-Free Electricity by 2050 in Minnesota? Republicans Say Bills Will Skyrocket

Gov. Tim Walz says his clean energy proposals would put Minnesota at the forefront of addressing climate change

ST. PAUL, MN — Gov. Tim Walz has set an ambitious goal for Minnesota to get 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050. Walz says his clean energy proposals would put Minnesota at the forefront of addressing climate change. The Democratic governor’s plan builds on the success of Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act, which passed in 2007. The…

“The Power of Minnesota,” a Documentary on Clean Energy, Premieres at Fargo Theatre

It features six stories of people powering their communities with renewable energy

FARGO, N.D. — “The Power of Minnesota,” a documentary about the clean energy in the state, premieres in the Fargo Theatre. The documentary highlights six stories of people across Minnesota who use renewable energy to power their communities. “There’s been a lot of exciting things happening in renewable energy in the region. One of the points of tonight’s discussion is…