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Hydropower Incentive Offered; Application Deadline July 13

The federal Water Power Technologies Office is now accepting applications for $7 million in the latest round of funding under section 242 of Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT). EPACT supports development of renewable energy systems and... Read more

MN Receives Additional LIHEAP Funds

The Minnesota Department of Commerce (DOC) announced May 12 that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services released the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding.... Read more

GRE to Replace Coal Creek With Wind

Great River Energy announced plans May 7 to phase out remaining coal resources, add significant renewable energy and explore critical grid-scale battery technology. Among the actions planned by the generation and transmission... Read more

Winners Picked in MMUA Bovitz Scholarship Contest

The MMUA Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship Contest winners were selected Monday, April 28.  The top four essays in the 20 th annual contest are: First Place: Cady Rancourt, Hibbing Second Place: Ella Madson, Delano Third Place:... Read more

LIHEAP Benefits Extended in COVID-19 Response

SAINT PAUL, MN – To ensure that newly unemployed and other financially challenged households can get help quickly, the Minnesota Department of Commerce has adjusted program policies for Minnesota’s Energy Assistance Program . The... Read more

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