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A solar array manufactured by Heliene, Inc. goes up at an industrial site near Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. The company has expanded to Mountain Iron and is now the only solar manufacturer in Minnesota. Photo courtesy Heliene Inc.
Iron Range solar plant wants state loan for expansion
6 hours 27 min ago
January 18, 2018
About 230 miles worth of green metal pipe, stored by TransCanada for its stalled Keystone XL pipeline, gathers snow, dust and tumbleweeds in a laydown yard where it's been stored near Gascoyne since 2011. Lauren Donovan / Bismarck Tribune
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
January 18, 2018 - 11:32am
Reader's View: Speak out on proposed natural gas plant
January 18, 2018 - 9:34am
January 16, 2018
Water flows into a tailings pond at the Suncor Energy oil sands mine in this aerial photograph taken near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, on June 4, 2015. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg)
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
January 16, 2018 - 10:10am
January 12, 2018
Duluth police talk with Wells Fargo bank employees Friday morning amid a protest at the bank. One of the protesters, Scott Bol of Duluth (center), had himself locked to the gate with a bicycle lock and refused to leave, preventing the bank from serving customers. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Three arrested in protest at Wells Fargo bank in downtown Duluth
January 12, 2018 - 7:51pm
January 7, 2018
Customers gas up and clean salt-encrusted windows at the SuperAmerica on Woodland Avenue in Duluth on Saturday. The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gas is expected to rise more than 20 cents this spring. Bob King /
Expect to pay more for gasoline in 2018
January 7, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 5, 2018
A tax on oil companies was used to clean up oil spills. That tax just expired.
January 5, 2018 - 8:05am
January 2, 2018
Oil ticks down as violent Iran clashes fail to disrupt supplies
January 2, 2018 - 1:39pm
January 1, 2018
Local View: Safe pipelines like Line 3 are Christmas every day for environmentalists
January 1, 2018 - 7:30pm
December 28, 2017
A vessel passes through oil on the surface of the water around the near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana on June 2, 2010. (Derick E. Hingle/Bloomberg)
Trump rolls back offshore safety rules born from BP oil spill
December 28, 2017 - 8:03pm
Pastor Megan Crouch of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids stands at one of the Enbridge posts marking the location of the pipeline. The current line passes under the drive leading to the church parking lot. Crouch thinks Enbridge should remove the old pipeline rather than leave it in the ground if the new Line 3 is approved. Bob King /
Pipeline abandonment emerges as key issue in Grand Rapids
December 28, 2017 - 4:33pm
December 27, 2017
Forum News Service file photo of a wind energy system.
Trump administration eases rule protecting birds from energy production
December 27, 2017 - 11:16am
December 26, 2017
Minnesota Power trucks leave Duluth on Monday for the port of Chickasaw near Mobile, Ala., where they will be shipped to Puerto Rico. Crews from Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power will spend up to 30 days helping restore power to the island, beginning in early January. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota Power)
Twin Ports power crews head to Puerto Rico
December 26, 2017 - 7:22pm
December 23, 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the average household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills, with nearly half of this going to heating and cooling costs. (Dreamstime/TNS)
How to cut down your heating bills this winter
December 23, 2017 - 8:41am
December 20, 2017
Tax reform could affect Minnesota Power rates
December 20, 2017 - 10:00pm