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Minnesota utility helps small communities reach out on energy
17 May 2016
A Minnesota utility is helping six communities create energy plans that engage residents and businesses in reducing the power their homes and buildings consume, as well as to promote renewable energy.
Part of the Xcel Energy's pitch is based on its desire to build participation in its many energy efficiency and rebate programs. Communities enrolled in the initiative, Partners In Energy (PIE), have responded with competitions rewarding energy efficiency, house parties to encourage residents to get energy audits and other approaches to move the needle on conservation.
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