Media: Menomonie, Xcel partner on clean energy (Leader-Telegram)

May 19, 2020

CEE is the Minnesota implementer of Xcel Energy's Partners in Energy, in collaboration with national partners Brendle Group and Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC).

From Leader-Telegram: 

The city of Menomonie has partnered with Xcel Energy in an effort to reach its clean energy goals. The City Council approved a memorandum of understanding with Xcel Energy at its meeting Monday to participate in the planning phase of the Partners in Energy Program. This phase of the program is designed to develop an energy action plan for the city that reflects the community’s plan for energy use in the future.

The council had approved a resolution at a meeting in April that all energy use in the city be carbon-free by 2050. Steps to reach that goal include target reductions of 25 percent by 2030 and 60 percent by 2040...

...Xcel Energy will assist in identifying key stakeholders to join the planning process. The company will then analyze the community’s energy use, help facilitate planning sessions and provide guidance for goals and strategies to be a part of the action plan. As part of the agreement Xcel Energy also will document the action plan and commit to completing the plan...

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