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 […]
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.
In 2013, the number of solar jobs increased by 73% in Minnesota according to a report released by the Solar Foundation this month. That is good news for renewable energy advocates who worked hard in 2013 to pass new solar laws for Minnesota to ensure the health of our environment, people, and economy. Post by Sarina Otaibi, CURE Director of Communications & Engagement.