The future of energy in Minnesota is here, and it means investing in infrastructure and more

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The energy industry is undergoing a major transformation, as the world focuses on clean energy.

To get there, utilities know they need to upgrade their infrastructure.

That’s why Minnesota Power and Great River Energy are building the Northland Reliability Project, a 150 mile transmission line from Grand Rapids to the Becker area.

Leaders from both spoke about the need for the line at an event on Thursday.

It has support from the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Commissioner Grace Arnold visited Duluth and spoke at the event.

She also shared how federal dollars from the Infrastructure Bill and Inflation Reduction Act will help Minnesotans with weatherization and other energy saving programs.

To sign up for energy assistance and/or weatherization, head to: