“It was nice to see that they gave us a lot to work with,” said Joseph Sullivan, the utilities commissioner who first floated the idea for sped-up projects in May. “They really stepped up.”
While EVs are becoming more popular, home charging is still rare in multifamily housing, and correcting that imbalance has increasingly become a priority for state officials, environmental groups and Xcel Energy.
Prairie Island sits next to one of Minnesota’s two nuclear plants, yet the tribe has never benefited from money paid to the state by Xcel for storing radioactive waste there.
It’s no surprise that Republicans have decided to contest the re-election campaign of Rep. Julie Bunn in Minnesota House District 56A, which extends all the way from Stillwater’s South Hill to the northern reaches of Woodbury.