Apr

27

State Lawmakers Attack Clean Energy On Earth Day

Over the past 4 months, the CURE Energy Program has been hard at work organizing support for increasing the state’s Renewable Energy Standard. In February, we brought grassroots supporters from western Minnesota to the state capitol. We invited citizens to town hall meetings with state lawmakers in Morris, Granite Falls, Moorhead, and Willmar. Farmers, business […]

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Mar

24

Minnesota’s Clean Energy Plan’s First Victory

Last Thursday, the Senate Environment and Energy Committee passed two significant components of a responsible Minnesota Clean Energy Plan—policy improving the state’s Renewable Energy Standard to 40 percent by 2030 and the yearly energy savings goal from 1.5 to 2 percent—as part of their omnibus bill (Senate File 1431).

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Feb

03

Over 400 Minnesotans Stand Up for Clean Energy and Jobs at State Capitol

On Monday, February 2nd, vans packed full of community members from Marshall to Moorhead, each with a hot cup of coffee, began their drive to the Minnesota State Capitol as the sun began to peak over the horizon. Blog post by Kristian Nyberg, Energy Program Coordinator.

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Jan

15

CURE Promotes Local Clean Energy in Legislative Session

Over the coming months CURE will be working in partnership with the Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign to push the state legislature to transition our state to clean, renewable energy like wind and solar and to improve energy efficiency. A transition to clean energy will create and keep good jobs, spur investment in communities across […]

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Jan

15

Introducing the New Coordinator and Field Organizer Behind CURE’s Energy Program

CURE’s Energy Program strives to advance Minnesota’s transition to a clean energy economy. We welcome Kristian Nyberg and Jordan Wente as they work towards developing and strengthening the Energy Program.

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