The state of coal in Minnesota
Join Fresh Energy for a two-part episode as we discuss the state of coal in Minnesota.
Fresh Energy's Allen Gleckner and Isabel Ricker lay out the details on changes to coal plant operations, scheduled closure dates, utilities importing coal power from other states, and important ways listeners can get involved at home and with their utilities.
Fresh Energy's Anjali Bains and Justin Fay discuss what a just and equitable energy transition looks like in coal plant communities and across the state.
Throughout the episode, we mention a few web pages and resources for listeners to check out.
- Minnesota Coal Countdown (https://coalcountdownmn.org) for keeping tabs on coal plants in and serving Minnesota.
- What's up with Integrated Resource Planning? blog post.
- Isabel's interview with FOX News's Tom Lyden about coal plant operations.
- Making sense of your clean energy options blog post about opting into wind and solar programs, and more.
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