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October 19, 2018
The Dakota Access Pipeline while under construction in western North Dakota.  Forum News Service file photo
Dakota Access Pipeline expansion takes step forward
October 19, 2018 - 8:19pm
October 2, 2018
Chris Clark, president of Xcel Energy in Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakotas, addresses a crowd of area government and business representatives at a community breakfast Oct. 2, at Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Nuclear, wind energy a growing part of energy mix, Xcel says
October 2, 2018 - 4:38pm
September 30, 2018
An Aug. 23, 2018, aerial photo of the Mississippi River looking downstream shows St. Paul, left, and Minneapolis. In the foreground is the Ford Bridge, which links Ford Parkway in St. Paul and 46th St. in Minneapolis. Just downstream of the bridge is Lock and Dam No. 1, with an 18 megawatt hydroelectric generator operated by Brookfield Renewable. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
If Mississippi dams are removed, what happens to the hydroelectric plants? Corps plan has ripple effects
September 30, 2018 - 6:05am
September 29, 2018
Construction is progressing on a Stoneray Wind Project turbine in Pipestone County. (Tim Middagh / Forum News Service)
Union wants Minnesota workers hired for wind farm construction
September 29, 2018 - 7:48am
September 26, 2018
Department of Commerce wants Line 3 approval reconsidered
September 26, 2018 - 8:04pm
An oil pumpjack operates in Azerbaijan.  Bloomberg photo by Taylor Weidman.
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
September 26, 2018 - 10:54am
September 6, 2018
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
September 6, 2018 - 4:58pm
September 2, 2018
People evacuate the area after a second major fire started during a series of fires and explosions at the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior, Wis., on April 26. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Class action complaint filed against Husky Energy
September 2, 2018 - 3:15pm
August 31, 2018
Line 3 replacement to pass through Fond du Lac reservation
August 31, 2018 - 6:35pm
August 26, 2018
Pipe dreams: With a new corridor secured, Enbridge has options for future projects
August 26, 2018 - 6:17am
August 24, 2018
U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis, R-Minn., right, and Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., middle, listen Aug. 23, 2018, to Scott Sharp with Xcel Energy near the spent nuclear fuel storage casks at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing, Minn. Michael Brun / Forum News Serviceplay button
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress in Minnesota
August 24, 2018 - 9:27am
A U.S. flag flies at a coal-fired power plant in West Virginia.  Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
August 24, 2018 - 8:22am
August 10, 2018
Because of lower taxes, Minnesota Power customers to get modest refund
August 10, 2018 - 7:47pm
August 9, 2018
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in New York on March 27, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Jeenah Moon.
By bashing Canada, Saudi Prince is weaponizing his oil wealth
August 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
August 8, 2018
Minnesota experiencing clean energy job boom, but skilled workers are hard to find
August 8, 2018 - 8:58pm
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