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Legislative notebook: Energy bill includes solar sales

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans could sell solar power to electric utilities under the Minnesota House energy bill.

Debate on the bill continued late Tuesday.


“They pay someone who has solar on their house just what the solar is worth to the (electrical) system,” Rep. Melissa Hortman, FL-Brooklyn Park, said about a provision in her bill.

But Rep. Michael Beard, R-Shakopee, said not everyone would benefit.

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