Nov

14

Most MN electric co-op websites lack basics for informing members

What information can Minnesotans who get their electricity from a rural electric cooperative find on their co-op’s website? For example, can co-op members get a basic explanation about the charges and fees on their electric bill? Can they see what mix of energy sources their electricity comes from? Is there information on how to vote […]

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Jul

27

The Buzz on MN Pollinators

During the 2017 Minnesota legislative session, CURE and our partners fought hard to keep pollinator protections on the radar.  Even though legislative leadership worked to kill the pollinator provisions early in the session, pollinators and pesticides stayed in the mix until the end.  The Department of Ag, Governor Dayton, and countless citizens that made their […]

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Jul

11

Join Us! Kernza Field Day at A-Frame Farm, Thursday, August 10, 2017

CURE is honored to lift up members Carmen and Sally Fernholz as they host a Kernza Field Day at their farm in Madison. Through both organic and sustainable farming practices, the Fernholz family have been role models of land stewardship in the watershed. CURE is reaching out to our network to invite you to take […]

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Jul

11

Join Us! Solar & Wind Field Day, Saturday, July 15, 2017

On Saturday, July 15, CURE members Jim & LeeAnn VanDerPol of Pastures A Plenty and Marv & Judi Boike of Boike Farm are sponsoring a field day featuring their solar and wind installations.  The event begins at 1:00 pm with a presentation by Solar Farm’s James Darabi at Pastures a Plenty (4077 and 4075 110th […]

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Feb

08

Minnesota’s Rural Electric Co-ops are Waging War on Solar

  H.F. 234 eliminates all member/customer protections by eliminating third party oversight of member disputes that are currently under review by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), making co-op boards judge, jury, and jailer of co-op members. Jim Nichols, Lincoln County Farmer and wind turbine owner, has said Rural Electric Co-ops do not fairly consider co-op […]

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