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Workshop to Offer Prudent Steps to Position Your Utility for Customer Solar & Wind Generation

All municipal electric utilities need to have certain rules in place and understand state law requirements when a customer seeks to install solar or other electric generating equipment. A growing number of utilities are finding themselves... Read more

Minnesota Receives $102 Million in Federal LIHEAP Funds

Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman announced this mornin g (Friday, Oct. 27) that the state’s Energy Assistance Program is receiving over $102 million ($102,230,040) in federal funding to help low-income Minnesotans pay their... Read more

Clean Energy Team Seed Grants Available Until Oct. 20

Energy efficiency measures like lighting and HVAC, and renewable energy technologies like solar and wind have been taking off in Minnesota for the last decade. Funding is available from  The Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) ... Read more

Moody's Affirms Aa3 Rating for Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed its Aa3 rating for Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (WMMPA) Power Supply Revenue Bonds as well as its stable outlook for the organization. WMMPA provides financing... Read more

Cold Weather Rule Income Guidelines Released

The Minnesota Department of Commerce has released the Cold Weather Rule income eligibility guidelines for 2017-18. For this list and additional information, please see the Commerce website at:  ... Read more