Media: Renewable Energy Takes the Stage at South Central Service Cooperative (KEYC News 12)

Jan 11, 2019

From ​KEYC News 12:

Some Minnesota lawmakers spent their morning in North Mankato discussing proposed policies for all things energy related in the new legislative session; everything from renewable energy to agriculture issues related to energy.

Short–term energy plans for the state and long–term questions for climate change and its effect on Southern Minnesota were hot topics this morning at South Central Cooperative's monthly forum...

...Minnesota is the only state in the nation with a split legislature, so making constant communication across the aisles a necessity.

"So it's going to be a balancing act and we're trying to see where Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and the administration is going to come down on this but there's a lot of energy, no pun intended, around issues, around clean energy and wanting to address carbon emissions and it's a really exciting time," says manager of legislation and internal affairs for the Minnesota Center of Energy and Environment, Joe Sullivan.

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