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More Clean Energy for Minneapolis

| Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Oct 18, 2012 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/clean-energy-minneapolis/

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ILSR Senior Researcher John Farrell presents to a big crowd at “Green Ideas and Ham,” a breakfast policy forum in Minneapolis, about the opportunity for the city to dramatically increase its control over its energy future.  In a short time, the city’s monopoly energy contracts with its electric and gas utility will expire, giving the city a once-in-20-years chance to negotiate new terms for its energy services.  The Minneapolis Energy Options campaign wants the city to use this chance to expand opportunity for the city’s residents and businesses, letting them invest in more clean, local energy and have more control over their energy future.

 

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John Farrell directs the Energy Self-Reliant States and Communities program at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he focuses on energy policy developments that best expand the benefits of local ownership and dispersed generation of renewable energy. More

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