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Dept. of Health Releases Draft COVID-19 Recommendations for Utilities

The Minnesota Department of Health has released a DRAFT Public Utilities Recommendations and Strategies for COVID-19 Screening and Testing . On June 30, the Department requested informal comments from utilities by July 7 to improve the... Read more

MPUC Adopts Order on IOU Disconnections

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission June 18 delved into ‘Actions by Electric and Natural Gas Utilities in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency.’ The Commission unanimously adopted an order that requires state-regulated... Read more

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

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