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Recent posts by Lucas Nelsen

Wind Turbines Bring Economic Development Dollars to a Small Town in Minnesota

Wind energy has grown a lot over the last few years. Energy produced from wind farms has become competitive with fossil fuels, and development of new wind projects continues across the country.

The Great Plains and Midwest are well positioned to continue playing a lead role in the future of renewable energy development. Especially since states in the region boast some of the best wind energy resources.

Infrastructure Is Essential to the Clean Power Plan

Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency released the final version of the Clean Power Plan. It sets ambitious but achievable goals to reduce carbon emissions from energy generators by 2030.

An important aspect is that states have the ability to create their own plan to meet emission targets. Each state can determine how to best meet reduction goals in a way that benefits them.