Increased Renewable Electricity Standard, Solar Standard Pass House Energy Policy Committee
Increased renewable electricity standard, solar energy, and local power policies will create good jobs and move Minnesota toward sustainable energy future March 14th, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Eric Steen, 612-325-6110, firstname.lastname@example.org SAINT PAUL, MN (March 14, 2013) On Wednesday evening, the House Energy Policy Committee passed the Omnibus energy bill. The bill increases the […]read more
Schneider EV Car Chargers
As a continuation of our Eagan Extreme Home Makeover project we showcased in our December newsletter, AEI installed a Schneider EV car charger. As the home owner is a Dakota County Electric customer – he receives a special discounted rebate of .4 cents per KW/hr off peak rate compared to their demand peak rate of .38 cents per KW/hr. […]read more
Americans Want More Emphasis on Solar, Wind, Natural Gas.
Oil, nuclear, and coal are more popular with Republicans and in the South by Dennis Jacobe, Chief Economist PRINCETON, NJ — No fewer than two in three Americans want the U.S. to put more emphasis on producing domestic energy using solar power (76%), wind (71%), and natural gas (65%). Far fewer want to emphasize the […]read more
WE HAVE A POPE!
JUST KIDDING. WE HAVE A NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS Longfellow Business Association held its Annual Meeting and Director Elections on Thursday, April 11 at Riverview Winebar. Council members Sandy Colvin Roy (Ward 12), Cam Gordon (Ward 2) and Gary Schiff (Ward 9) joined us for city and business updates. After a lively and thoughtful Q&A […]read more
Minnesota Needs a Bold Framework to Change It’s Energy Picture
With the growing concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and virtually the entire scientific communityexpressing deep concerns about human-caused climate change, our energy policies appear to be racing toward a climate cliff, driven by those who profit from our consumption of fossil fuels. Bill McKibben, the author and journalist who has done as much […]read more