Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: Proposed Solar Standard is Cheap Compared to Minnesota Utilities’ Rate Increases

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

I wonder why Xcel Energy ignores solar when it asks ratepayers to finance 3 new natural gas plants for new peaking capacity in Minnesota, I interview Brian Minish about the remarkable 600-owner South Dakota Wind Partners community wind project, and Minnesota utilities fail to mention that the 1.33% rate hike proposed in the solar …

Last Week from ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Coming to you from the distributed energy guru   I wonder why Xcel Energy ignores solar when it asks ratepayers to finance 3 new natural gas plants for new peaking capacity in Minnesota, I interview Brian Minish about the remarkable 600-owner South Dakota Wind Partners community wind project, and Minnesota utilities fail to mention that the …

Announcing Program Additions and Entrepreneur Showcase

kristy Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News

WE ARE VERY PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE that Tom Steyer, Managing Director of Hellman & Friedman and signer of the Buffett-Gates Giving Pledge, and Matt Flannery, Co-Founder and CEO of Kiva, are participating in our program. They will be joining Wes Jackson, Vandana Shiva, and Paul Muller (Full Belly Farm) for …