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May 20, 2019
Bloomberg photo by Brent Lewin
Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
May 20, 2019 - 1:42pm
April 11, 2019
Reader's View: Lignite coal can help meet carbon goals
April 11, 2019 - 3:01pm
March 30, 2019
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
March 30, 2019 - 3:12pm
March 12, 2019
A row of wind turbines towers over the landscape near Edgeley, N.D. in this file photo. Darren Gibbins / Forum News Service
100 percent clean energy plan deemed 'first-order threat,' visionary in first hearing
March 12, 2019 - 1:48pm
February 14, 2019
National View: Deep freeze a chilling reminder we still need coal, nuclear energy
February 14, 2019 - 5:26pm
February 8, 2019
The Minnesota Power / Allete building in downtown Duluth. (News Tribune file photo)
Duluth's Allete selling water subsidiary to Japanese company
February 8, 2019 - 10:26am
January 6, 2019
Allete Clean Energy President Allan S. Rudeck Jr. talks about a monitor display in the business’s lobby that shows information about the company’s wind generated electricity. Steve Kuchera /
As demand for wind grows, so does Duluth-based Allete Clean Energy
January 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 4, 2019
Local View: Pipelines best for safe, affordable energy transportation
January 4, 2019 - 4:42pm
December 6, 2018
A towboat pushing barges full of corn up the Mississippi River past the coal-fired Sioux Power Plant in West Alton, Mo.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson.
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
December 6, 2018 - 3:42pm
Soybeans are loaded into a grain cart during harvest in Wyanet, Ill., on Sept. 18, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
December 6, 2018 - 1:15pm
December 3, 2018
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan listen to AARP representative Delores LaFollette speak during Monday’s listening session at the DECC. Steve Kuchera /
Walz, Flanagan discuss housing, health care and more at Duluth listening session
December 3, 2018 - 8:44pm
November 28, 2018
Knowing how to wield your home's thermostat is one of the best ways to clamp down on the costs of heating, which the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts will slightly increase this winter because of colder weather.  Ecobee
How mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle this winter
November 28, 2018 - 7:09pm
November 2, 2018
Taconite pellets roll off a production line at the Minorca Mine near Virginia. File / News Tribune
Union, ArcelorMittal reach tentative contract deal
November 2, 2018 - 4:23pm
September 27, 2018
Department of Commerce wants Line 3 reconsidered
September 27, 2018 - 8:27am
September 26, 2018
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