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Solar power

November 12, 2018
The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, or RREAL, is working with Southeast Vermont Community Action to use solar energy to ensure that people can stay warm during the long New England winter. Submitted photo
Local solar nonprofit seeks to innovate energy assistance
November 12, 2018 - 9:00am
August 8, 2018
Minnesota experiencing clean energy job boom, but skilled workers are hard to find
August 8, 2018 - 8:58pm
May 11, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Marquart of Dillworth goes through paperwork on Friday, May 11, 2018, while serving as a legislative tax negotiator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers face no must-do issues
May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm
January 26, 2018
Minnesota Rep. Matt Dean watches governor candidate Jeff Johnson after Dean announced he was dropping out of the race to support Johnson. The announcement came Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, less than two weeks before Republican precinct cauces attenders will vote in a straw poll for governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Caucuses important step in political process
January 26, 2018 - 11:10am
November 14, 2017
UMD is showing support of solar energy development and sustainability in northern Minnesota with a 100 kilowatt block purchase at the new Minnesota Power community solar garden in Wrenshall. University of Minnesota
Solar-Powered Learning: UMD to purchase solar energy from Minnesota Power
November 14, 2017 - 4:30am
November 4, 2017
Region Five to explore potential demand of residential solar
November 4, 2017 - 9:30am
November 1, 2017
Reader Opinion: Warmest thanks
November 1, 2017 - 9:30am
October 29, 2017
Six trainees from Africa are spending two weeks learning about solar installation at the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance in Backus. Submitted photo
Empowered to skip the grid: Renewable energy org makes global connections
October 29, 2017 - 8:00am
August 14, 2017
Leech Lake Environmental Deputy Director Brandy Toft speaks at an unveiling ceremony Monday in Prescott for newly built solar arrays across the Leech Lake reservation. Matthew Liedke |Forum News Service
Leech Lake tribe unveils new solar panel arrays to benefit low-income communities
August 14, 2017 - 9:38pm
May 5, 2017
Solar-powered device collects water from desert air
May 5, 2017 - 11:39pm
April 14, 2017
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn. (center) speaks with Allete CEO Al Hodnik (left) Thursday in front of the new solar power array at Camp Ripley. Walz and Hodnik later participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the array. 
Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
Juice from the sun powers Camp Ripley
April 14, 2017 - 7:15am
September 29, 2016
Reader Opinion: Big oil
September 29, 2016 - 9:34pm
August 22, 2016
Reader Opinion: Bogus claims not OK
August 22, 2016 - 5:57pm
July 5, 2016
Solar panels are shown on top of a Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing-funded (MASH) housing complex in National City, California, U.S. on November 19, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Big solar leaving rooftop systems in the dust
July 5, 2016 - 9:58am
May 2, 2016
Members of the "creation care team" at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa pose near the site of a ground-mounted solar array, to be installed this week. The array will cover about 10 percent of the church's power consumption.
Pictured, left to right: Laura Raedeke, Deb Roberts, Dick Peterson, Pastor Andy Smith, Jan Halligan, Ron Halligan, Ray Arveson, Betty Arveson, Barb Peterson and Emelie Augustine. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Caring for creation: Nisswa church installs solar panels
May 2, 2016 - 10:34pm