"You've heard a lot about this coal plant being new, with a lot of pollution control equipment, but it's still going to be
Through university courses, conferences, and reports facilitated by academic staff, the utility industry and its trade association, the Edison Electric Institute, have boosted lobbying efforts targeting state government officials and decision makers.
I know just how much work Minnesotans have put in over the years to pressure Xcel and other state utilities to build more clean energy.
Is Xcel billing ratepayers for the cost of attacking ratepayers who go solar?
Like many other corporations looking to make hay out of the environmental movement, Xcel has been greenwashing with gusto. The new image comes replete with chirpy narration, crisp graphics and opaque accolades.
If utilities continue to rely on their comfortable monopolies, more and more consumers are going to demand a change.