Clean Energy Delivers Benefits in Minnesota

MARYBETH MCGINNIS | October 1, 2018

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Local stories have the possibility to showcase the many benefits of clean energy including in the Midwest. A lot of climate-related stories focus on the national and even international aspects of renewable energy. You might read, for example, about the hundreds of influential corporations that have committed to using 100% renewable power or that renewable energy is increasingly cheaper than other fuel sources. While inspiring, these stories don’t really give you a sense of how clean energy plays out for regular people. Perhaps that’s why we love The Power of Minnesota, a website and documentary that showcases how clean energy delivers benefits to regular people across Minnesota.

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Founded in 2009, 8minutenergy Renewables is the nation’s largest independent developer of solar PV and storage projects. To date, 8minutenergy has 7.5 GW of PV and 1 GW of storage under development in North America, operates 700+ MW in solar assets, and been awarded more than 1.5 GW in power purchase agreements. The company is developing some of the largest solar plants in the world, including the 800 MW Mount Signal farm in California.

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