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Industry says Xcel defying regulators on community solar

Community solar developers in Minnesota are accusing Xcel Energy of openly defying state regulators in its effort to prevent multiple projects to be co-located at the same site.

Xcel pursues community solar in Wisconsin, but on small scale

A solar array in Germany. (Photo by Thomas Kohler via Creative Commons)As it has in Minnesota, Xcel Energy will soon be offering community solar to its customers in Wisconsin, albeit on a much smaller scale.

Kansas City efficiency ordinance faces strong opposition

(Photo by Jarrett Stewart via Creative Commons)A robust and vocal opposition is pushing back in Kansas City as officials discuss an ordinance that would require owners of large buildings to begin disclosing their energy and water use.

Xcel says it will limit size of Minnesota community solar

After talks with solar developers reached an impasse, Xcel Energy announced plans Tuesday to strictly limit the size of community solar projects in Minnesota.