Solar on the farm

Joe and Emily Grote on their Wheeling Township farm in March. The Grotes are among the local farm families who benefit from a solar installation on their property. (Andrew Deziel/

The number of Minnesota solar projects stalled due to delays by Xcel Energy has ballooned to more than 300, with a backlog of applications that solar industry leaders say will take decades to clear at the utility’s current pace.

This article first appeared on Energy News Network and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.

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