RENEWABLE ENERGY

Energy Secretary calls bringing clean technology to ND “a huge opportunity”

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm Visits To Hear Clean Energy Pitch

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Climate change and clean energy transitioning forward could be centered around North Dakota. “I believe we’ve got the regulatory environment, we’ve got the commitment to technology, we’ve got the entrepreneur. We’ve got partnerships between the federal, state, and private sector,” North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum said. A state united in an effort to move into…

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…

Moorhead Public Service encourages people to use more renewable energy

The Bright Energy Choices Program gives homes and businesses the chance to purchase 100% renewable energy

MOORHEAD, Minn. — 63 percent of the energy provided by Moorhead Public Service already comes from renewable resources like wind, solar and hydroelectric power plants. With the new Bright Energy Choices Program, the city is giving homes and business the chance to jump that number up to 100 percent. “It gives them an opportunity to become 100 percent renewable and…

“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…

Barnesville Dedicates Solar Garden to Community, Continues with Eco-Friendly Efforts

The garden is made up of two arrays, with 40 solar panels on each array

BARNESVILLE, MN– The City of Barnesville is continuing its green energy movement with a brand new solar garden. 54% of Barnesville’s energy comes from renewable resources. The city is strengthening its eco–friendly efforts by adding a brand new solar garden for the community to take part in. “I think this is the start of something pretty great,” Barnesville city administrator…

Standing Rock Tribe Considering Renewable Energy Options

Standing Rock Sioux Chariman Dave Archambault says the tribe is looking at transitioning to wind or solar energy projects

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — The tribe at the center of the Dakota Access pipeline protests is working to develop renewable energy programs. Standing Rock Sioux Chariman Dave Archambault says the tribe is looking at transitioning to wind or solar energy projects. Archambault accepted the Henry A. Wallace award from the Wallace Global Fund, which supports social movements through investments…