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Published on April 8th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


100% Local, Clean, Cheap Power is Possible Using Renewable Energy


Editor’s Note:

This is a reprint from planetsave.comone of our sister blogs in the Important Media network.



I’ve written in the past about the fact that 100% of the world could be powered from clean, renewable energy. But to get to that 100% target, you need a lot of small 100% targets (i.e. 100% renewable energy for Scotland, for Tokelau, etc.). A report just out yesterday from the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research finds that Minnesota could easily go 100% renewable. Not only that, though — it could use 100% local clean power from solar and wind energy. That’s exciting.

minnesota electricity supply demand clean energy 100% Local, Clean, Cheap Power Is Possible in Minnesota

To read more about how Minnesota could become independent from oil energy by adopting clean energy strategies, please click here.


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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to and click on the relevant buttons.

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