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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.

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“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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