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ND oil production rate nears record levels, but concern over prices remains

Despite seeing the second highest level of production on record in June, North Dakota officials have warned the state’s oil industry will contract if prices don’t recover. The ND...

August 15, 2015

Best in the Midwest: MN on target to meet federal clean energy goal, group says

Minnesota is already well on its way to meeting power plant carbon emission targets set out in the federal Clean Power Plan, according to one research group. The final version of the plan was...

August 14, 2015

Gas prices spiked by up to 20 cents overnight in Minnesota – here's why

Motorists are facing short-term pain at the pumps with a sudden spike in gas prices set to continue in the coming weeks. According to GasBuddy, the average price of unleaded in the Twin Cities on...

August 13, 2015


CenterPoint Energy Hikes Its Natural Gas Rates

Roughly 823,000 users will be affected with businesses taking the hardest hit. Average residential bills will spike $5 higher, whereas most businesses could see a $8 bill increase.

August 04, 2015


Hines Breaks Ground On Eco-Friendly Building In North Loop

Built with “modern mass timber,” Hines anticipates its office building will be the environmental equivalent of taking nearly 1,000 cars off the road.

July 28, 2015

Xcel Energy customers face rate hike of up to 2 percent this fall

If you’re one of Xcel Energy’s 1.2 million customers – you’ll be paying a little extra for your electricity starting this fall. The energy provider has been given the green light...

July 10, 2015


Why Xcel Objects To The Latest Solar Plan

Xcel is concerned that non-solar customers will see a rate hike.

June 17, 2015

Start planning that road trip: Gas prices have peaked, experts say

Good news for those planning a summer road trip – experts say gas prices in Minnesota and around the country have peaked. The national average for regular unleaded gasoline was $2.75 per gallon...

June 09, 2015

Oil pipeline through MN gets green light, but question mark remains over route

A controversial $2.6 billion oil pipeline that will run across the width of Minnesota was approved by regulators on Friday – but the route it will take through the state was not. The Duluth News...

June 05, 2015

The New Economics Of Renewable Energy

Costs of wind and solar energy have dropped, making renewable energy a viable option for many businesses.

May 29, 2015

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