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Still wondering: How does downtown plan hurt?

Let’s take the long view, shall we?

The drawing here depicts what Amarillo’s downtown district is set to look like in about, oh, five years. 379 more words

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Cologne Becomes First All-Solar Minnesota City

COLOGNE, Minn. (WCCO) – Cologne is the first city in Minnesota to get all of its electricity supplied by the sun.

City leaders inked a deal that will switch all city-owned buildings to solar power within the next two years. 349 more words


Storm Victim: 'Everything Is Just Down And Gone'

DENVER (CBS4) – Wednesday’s power storms that rolled through the metro area at the height of the evening commute provided quite a beating to some neighborhoods. 235 more words


Community solar in Minnesota attracts big investments, but not without problems - Interesting case study for the future of community solar

Xcel Energy, a major electric utility in Minnesota, proposed a new community solar program to make the renewable energy more accessible to the 600,000 apartment renters in the state. 469 more words


Outage Shuts Down Rides At Valleyfair

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A power outage Saturday forced the evacuation of all major rides at Valleyfair.

The power went out around 5 p.m., amusement park officials said. 69 more words


Valleyfair rides shut down briefly due to power outage

Power restored after outage at Valleyfair: http://t.co/VsdZhHWOMG (Photo: @DPet_KARE11News) pic.twitter.com/7FBS4nRaiA

— KARE 11 (@kare11) June 20, 2015

Valleyfair amusement park in Shakopee had to close its rides for a time Saturday afternoon because of a power outage in the area.

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Solar firm announces major project to give Twin Cities renters cheaper energy

A market-leading solar power company has announced it will spend $200 million on a community solar garden project in Minnesota.

California-based SolarCity will build and operate 100 solar gardens on the fringes of the Twin Cities in conjunction with Minnetonka-based Sunrise Energy Ventures,  331 more words