27 Feb '17, 5pm

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Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, D-Minn., has announced a proposal that would boost Minnesota’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from 25% by 2025 to 50% by 2030. According to an announcement from the office of Smith and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota is already on track to surpass the current goals set by the bipartisan “Next Generation Energy Act,” which has moved Minnesota to more than 21% renewable energy. “Ten years ago, Minnesota enacted the bipartisan Next Generation Energy Act and proved that we can have affordable, reliable and clean energy,” says Smith. “Today, because of bipartisan leadership and a sustained effort, more than 21 percent of Minnesota’s electricity comes from renewable sources. If we redouble our efforts and raise Minnesota’s renewable energy standard to 50 percent by 2030, we will improve air quality, continue to drive down the cost of renewable energy and gen...

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