The Dayton administration is proposing an update to
Minnesota's Renewable Energy Standard that would require the state to get 50
percent of its energy from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2030
Plans to convert two open developments into a solar garden are starting to take shape. Planning and Community Development director Anita Rasmussen says the city has been in talks with SolarStone for the last several months on the potential development.
Sartell officials are contemplating the idea of adding a solar garden within the city. A presentation was giving during tonight's (Monday) city council meeting by representatives of SolarStone to discuss the possibility of leasing city owned property for the use of the solar garden.
Benton County has been dealing with energy problems for years and have finally found a way to be more energy efficient. In just a few short years the Benton County Government Center was able to reduce it's energy use saving thousands of dollars.