The future of Minnesota energy

Solar panels
With solar panels dominate in the foreground, the community of Pelican Rapids is visible in the background in this Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, photograph. Lake Region Electric Cooperative workers used their own expertise, along with the derricks normally used to install power poles, to put in this array. The do-it-yourself effort saved considerable dollars and contributed to the project's viability.
Ann Arbor Miller / MPR News

As the Minnesota Legislature begins a new session, two Minnesota lawmakers join The Daily Circuit to consider the future of energy in Minnesota - both traditional and renewable - and how to make it affordable for Minnesotans.

Learn more about Minnesota energy:

Ecolab to go all-solar in Minnesota (Star Tribune)

Community solar gardens go rural (MPR News)

Making energy local (MPR News)

Minn. utilities, clean energy advocates, work on energy options (MPR News)

Owners of two Minnesota wind farms file for bankruptcy court protection (Star Tribune)

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