Oct

10

CURE joins allies to celebrate Sherco closure

On Thursday, Oct. 6 a campaign that CURE has worked on for five years nearly came to a close.  CURE staff joined partners from Sierra Club, Fresh Energy, MPIRG, and Climate Generation to watch the final Public Utilities Commission proceedings over Xcel Energy’s 2016-2030 Resource Plan.  A plan which would close the Sherburne County Generating […]

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Mar

04

Wind Energy Brings Significant Revenues to Southwest Minnesota

Over 70 people, including students from Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) and the University of Minnesota, Morris, community leaders, farmers, local business members, gathered in a ballroom at SMSU on Wednesday evening, February 24th, to meet with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).

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Jan

28

Community Solar is About Local Ownership

CURE has championed renewable energy since the start of its Energy Program in 2005. We believe renewable energy should be accessible and affordable for all Minnesotans. This is where community solar can play a significant role – providing Minnesotans the opportunity to invest in locally owned renewable energy.

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Dec

21

The Climate Change Meeting That Really Matters, Everyone Says So

We joined the Minnesota contingent to COP21 for happy hour and dinner—legislators, educators, activists—some getting ready to go home, others, like us, just arrived, and feeling slightly lost but invigorated, despite jetlag. Blog Post by Athena Kildegaard, Board Member.

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Aug

26

Minnesota coal pollution costs over $2 billion a year in health and environmental impacts

Pollution not only harms our environment, it also costs Minnesotans a huge amount of money every year. Here in Minnesota, pollution from coal plants alone costs us at least 2 billion dollars a year in health and environmental impacts, and that number continues to grow. Post by Kristian Nyberg, Energy Program Coordinator.

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