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Minnesota has plenty of land for solar development

Using the most conservative estimate of 10 acres per megawatt, it would require roughly 60,000 acres or about 94 square miles to achieve our state goal of 10 percent solar by 2030. This is about 0.1 percent of Minnesota’s entire land area.

Threats and opportunities on a key monarch anniversary

Monarch populations have plummeted over the last 20 years, but an unlikely new group of monarch allies emerged in 2015: companies from throughout Minnesota’s solar industry.

Support new solar options in your community

It’s time for Minnesota to invest in more solar energy. Too much of our state’s power comes from dirty forms of energy shipped in from outside the state.