4 Reasons Minnesota is a Green Energy Leader

Solar and wind have dramatically changed the state’s power grid

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  • Minnesota’s community solar program, the most successful in the country, now produces as much electricity collectively as many of the state’s largest power plants.
  • Mortenson in Golden Valley and Avon-based Blattner Energy are world leaders in the amount of energy they install annually through wind and solar projects.
  • Minnesota is among the top 10 U.S. states for generating electricity from wind, solar, and energy storage power plants.
  • Minnesota is the only Midwest state in the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s top 10 states for efficiency.