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Morrie’s Newly Constructed Jaguar Land Rover Dealership Goes Solar with iDEAL

Morrie’s Newly Constructed Jaguar Land Rover Dealership Goes Solar with iDEAL

iDEAL is pleased to announce the completion of a new commercial solar installation in Richfield, Minnesota. The new Morrie’s Jaguar Land Rover auto dealership decided to include solar energy into their building project to satisfy the city’s goals for incorporating sustainable practices in new construction. When it was clear their former solar developer was not going to be… READ MORE

Xcel Energy has hopes for wind and solar projects with battery storage

Xcel Energy has hopes for wind and solar projects with battery storage

JANUARY 19, 2018 – Mike Hughlett An Xcel Energy proposal that attracted a multitude of low-cost bids to develop wind and solar projects in Colorado that include battery storage is raising hopes that the concept could become more widespread, including in ­Minnesota. Wind and solar farms can produce electricity only ­intermittently, and industrial-scale batteries are… READ MORE

New Report: Minnesota’s Clean Energy Industry Growing Rapidly with More than 57,000 Total Jobs

New Report: Minnesota’s Clean Energy Industry Growing Rapidly with More than 57,000 Total Jobs

September 7, 2017-Logan O’Grady Clean energy jobs in Minnesota grew 3.8 times faster than overall job growth Industry drives Minnesota’s economic growth, adding 2,893 jobs in past year 30 percent of the State’s clean energy jobs are in Greater Minnesota   MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 7, 2017) – Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) today released a new report from Clean Energy Trust and Environmental… READ MORE

Growth of green energy sector surges in Minnesota

Growth of green energy sector surges in Minnesota

OCTOBER 1, 2017  Neal St. Anthony Minnesota’s fast-growing clean-energy economy, rooted in wind, solar, conservation, technology and even software, is a change for a state that historically imported its energy. Alexandria Industries, which designs and makes aluminum industrial products, doesn’t look like an “alternative-energy” company.However, about 10 percent of its 400 employees in Alexandria, Minn.,… READ MORE

Xcel plans transition from coal to solar, wind, gas and storage in Colorado

Xcel plans transition from coal to solar, wind, gas and storage in Colorado

AUGUST 30, 2017 CHRISTIAN ROSELUND The utility has the support of Vote Solar and Colorado SEIA as part of a broad coalition backing its Colorado Energy Plan. Regardless of the delusional 19th-century energy ambitions of the Trump Administration, American utilities are increasingly closing “baseload” coal and nuclear plants and abandoning new projects as they move… READ MORE

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District to install solar energy panels on six buildings

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District to install solar energy panels on six buildings

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District is going to install several solar energy panels that it said could save about $1 million over the next 25 years. The school board at its June 22 meeting approved a contract with Minneapolis-based company Ideal Energies for a “solar arrays” energy project, which are essentially several solar panels that will… READ MORE