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multi-family building efficiency

Xcel & CenterPoint Offer Multi-Family Building Efficiency Incentives

Xcel & CenterPoint Offer Multi-Family Building Efficiency Incentives

Minnesota utilities offer new energy-efficiency incentives Star Tribune, June 2, 2016. Image credit: skeeze Xcel Energy is trotting out new money-saving incentives for owners of energy-efficient, multi-tenant buildings. The incentives were laid out in Xcel’s Triennial Conservation Improvement Program, which was filed with Minnesota utility regulators this week. The “Multi-Family Building Efficiency” program is a joint

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Want community solar? Take a free water heater

Why one electric co-op is offering their solar customers free water heaters Utility Dive, February 10, 2015 Minnesota’s Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric recently announced plans to construct a 250-panel community solar array, and will sell panels to customers at $170 a pop. If that seems like a really good deal, here’s the “catch”: To get the

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Xcel Energy Offers Plug-In Rates for EVs

Xcel proposes low-cost, off-peak rates for plug-in cars Star Tribune, January 30, 2015 Plugging in an electric vehicle soon will get significantly cheaper for Minnesota customers of Xcel Energy Inc., the state’s largest power company. The utility asked state regulators Friday to approve a rate for overnight home charging of electric cars at a 43