Energy News Network: On the day Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced a goal of powering his state entirely by renewable electricity by 2050, a rural Republican legislator threw snow on the proposal in a Facebook post.
Rep. Jeremy Munson’s photograph of snow-covered solar panels was accompanied by a pointed a rebuke of Walz’s vision: “On my commute to the Capitol this morning, I saw the $10 million industrial solar array in Waterville is still covered with snow and ice. Walz announced his 100% renewable energy mandate today. Anyone see a problem here?”