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Cost of adding new wind, solar energy continues to fall in Minnesota, report says


March 12, 2019

The cost of adding wind energy in Minnesota continues to go down, an industry report found. Shown is a wind farm near Alden, Minn. (ANTHONY SOUFFLE/

The cost of deploying wind and solar energy continued to decline significantly in Minnesota last year, and wind - even without federal tax subsidies - may be the state's cheapest source of new electricity.

Those conclusions were included in a report released Monday by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, which annually surveys the U.S. power generation sector for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, an industry-led group.


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