Then separate state-based companies, the Minnesota utility company asks the legislature for permission to store more nuclear waste at its nuclear power plants. The Legislature agrees, in exchange for 400 megawatts of wind (to double to 800 megawatts if proven cost effective).
John Farrell directs the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he develops tools that allow communities to take charge of their energy future, and pursue the maximum economic benefits of the transition to 100% renewable power.
Latest posts from John
- Utility Conflict of Interest is at the Heart of Minnesota’s Solar Interconnection Frustration - October 4, 2021
- National Community Solar Programs Tracker - September 13, 2021
- Why Minnesota’s Community Solar Program is the Best - September 2, 2021